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‘The Music Man’ at The Sterling Playmakers

“Seventy-six trombones led the big parade, with a hundred and ten cornets close at hand”!!! From the orchestra conductor’s starting whistle and the first strains of “76 Trombones” in the overture of The Sterling Playmakers’ rousing production of The Music Man, it’s hard not to sing along or jump up and march to the music. With […]

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Todd Ellison and Friends: ‘The Romance of Broadway’ at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

Todd Ellison and Friends delivered an early Valentine to audiences at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts Sunday afternoon. The Romance of Broadway delivered a charming musical afternoon packed with Broadway standards, as well as some little known gems. Charming and self-effacing, Ellison regaled the audience with tales of his childhood in Connecticut (he grew up […]

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Marion Paroo (Jenna Milkewicz), Marcellus Washburn, (Jordan B. Stocksdale), and Professor Harold Hill (Steve Steele) with the ensemble of Way Off Broadway's 'The Music Man.' Photo by Justin Kiska.

‘The Music Man’ at Way Off Broadway by Amanda Gunther

To serve up a heaping dish of musical theatre comfort food you’ve got to know the territory! And egads do they up at the Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre as the 76 trombones march Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man onto the stage for their Fall production. Directed by Bill Kiska, with musical direction provided by […]

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