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Review: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at The Goodspeed

I have been viscerally connected to this charming musical about teenage life during the mid-1950s, when pop music was surrendering to the hot wave of rock ‘n roll started more or less by icon of the era, Elvis Presley. He was no  new Sinatra, Perry Como, or Andy Williams and new music plus his unique […]

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Review: ‘Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett-A Conversation Where the Audience Asks the Questions’ at Strathmore

Comedienne extraordinaire Carol Burnett brought her distinctive and legendary persona to the Music Center at Strathmore last night and the audience responded with glee and deserved appreciation. Burnett’s ninety-minute presentation was like Ms. Burnett herself—-amusing, creative, and –most importantly, unpretentious and “down –to –earth” in spirit. Burnett is the last of a dying breed —-she […]

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‘Meet The Plaids’ at Olney Theatre Center Part 1: Austin Colby and Brandon Duncan

Here’s Part One of a series of interviews with the cast of Olney Theatre Center’s production of Forever Plaid, which opens Friday night on the Historic Stage. Meet cast members Austin Colby and Brandon Duncan. Joel: How did you get involved with the Olney production of Forever Plaid? Austin: Bobby Smith was handed the opportunity to direct another […]

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