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THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Best Moments at the 69th Tony Awards

The 69th Annual Tony Awards took place last Sunday, so with almost a week to reflect on how the ceremony landed, it’s time to share my list of the ten best moments at this year’s ceremony. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Lenora Nemetz in THE EXAMINER

Here’s an interesting interview with Lenora Nemetz, the actress who originated the role of Fritzie in Cabaret, who understudied and then went on to replace both Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera in Chicago, who understudied Liza Minnelli in The Rink … Continue reading

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It’s Kander and Ebb Night at the Vineyard

The Vineyard Theatre, currently the home of the new Kander and Ebb musical The Scottsboro Boys, will host a gala paying tribute to that musical theatre team, the creators of shows such as Cabaret, Chicago and Kiss of the Spider … Continue reading

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Tribute to Bea Arthur

Angela Lansbury will host a memorial for Bea Arthur. Continue reading

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Gwen and Chita do CHICAGO!

Here’s a rare look at the original production of Chicago. This first set of clips is from an out-of-town tryout, shot by Fred Ebb himself (as legend has it), so we get to see some stuff that never made it … Continue reading

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SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT: New Jerome Robbins Documentary

A new 2 hour documentary about the life and work of Jerome Robbins, the director-choreographer of seminal Broadway shows like West Side Story, Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof, will premiere on PBS in February in 2009. Narrated by Ron … Continue reading

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Tony Award Caged Death Match: SUNDAY vs. LA CAGE

Picture it. It’s 3 June 3 1984 and you’re watching the Tony Awards. You’ve watched the performances of each of the nominated musicals: “I Want It All” (performed by Liz Callaway, Catherine Cox, Beth Fowler) from the charming, but uneven … Continue reading

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