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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway, scene of “Frozen” and “Mean Girls” by The Washington Post

Halfway through the new Broadway musical "The Band's Visit," a restaurateur in a remote Israeli town sings an aching ballad.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In the fall, Ben Platt says goodbye to “Dear Evan Hansen” on Broadway by The Washington Post

Ben Platt, who more than three years ago spoke the words and sang the music of "Dear Evan Hansen" for the first time, going on to win the Tony Award in June for best actor in a musical, will…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Diahann Carroll reflects on a career of first on stage and screen by The Washington Post

As a young woman and into her middle years, Carroll had a career of firsts. The first black actress to win a Tony, for the 1962 musical "No Strings," in which her fashion-model character was…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: Winners list by The Washington Post

Best play • "Oslo"

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

“Dear Evan Hansen”: the trail of a musical comet by The Washington Post

The wish was to write a truly original show based on a perception Pasek had back in high school, when a student died and his classmates rushed disconcertingly to claim the status -- and atte…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Give them a hand! Musicals stage a comeback by The Washington Post

By Peter Marks, The Washington Post It’s musical theater geekdom, for the win. That’s right, all you show tune skeptics, you who snicker at the spectacle of unison-dancing cats o…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

John Slattery turns from adman into ink-stained wretch by The Washington Post

For a stretch, actor John Slattery was in danger of permanently playing Handsome Guy, the boyfriend, the date, even the naked lust object.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Get ready for another “Freaky Friday” — this time on the stage by The Washington Post

Several months before Mary Rodgers' death in mid-2014, Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, who were busy turning her 1972 young-adult comic novel, "Freaky Friday," into a musical, had the opportunity…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

In TV’s “The Get Down,” Baz Luhrmann spins magical realist vision of hip-hop’s birth by The Washington Post

Baz Luhrmann's defining aesthetic is unexpected juxtaposition, whether he's mashing up "Time After Time" with Australian ballroom dance competitions, Elton John and the post-Impressionist mo…

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Friday, June 3, 2016

“Popstar” movie review: Clever musical mockumentary is right on key by The Washington Post

Clever, amiable and eager to please, "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" is the comedy equivalent of the pop-rap star it satirizes, a bit of stupid-smart silliness that offers plenty of ple…

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

"The German Doctor": Nazi Mengele befriends nubile Argentine girl by The Washington Post

★★★ Drama. PG-13. 93 minutesAwkward adolescence is a subject of some fascination for Argentine director Lucía Puenzo, whose "XXY" and "The Fish Child" both explored…

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

"The Railway Man" can't stay on track by The Washington Post

It's easier to like "The Railway Man" than it is to love it. Despite solid performances by Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgard, and a handsome cinematic sheen burnishing the

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Grief and peace: Finding solace in works of art by The Washington Post

Music, literature and the arts are for many people indispensable companions through times of great sorrow.

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