Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jane Chu, head of the National Endowment for the Arts, describes her 'bok choy, corn dog' roots by Steven Litt

Jane Chu, the 11th chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts, described her ethnic Chinese and Midwest roots Wednesday to an appreciative audience at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

'Johanna: Facing Forward' at Cleveland Public Theatre headlines Cleveland theater openings for the week of May 25: On the Boards by Andrea Simakis

One world-premiere and two classics ease on down the road to Cleveland's stages this week.

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Monday, May 25, 2015


Here is what Linda Eder, who brings her one-woman show "Broadway My Way" to the Palace Theatre in Playhouse Square tonight, is up against.
Thanks to American Theater Web for the link.

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Ohio's own piano man by Tony Brown

Michael Cavanaugh, the top star in one of the season's biggest Broadway hits, maneuvers a suitcase heavy with bowling balls down West 46th Street in Midtown Manhattan at 10:30 p.m.
"I guess that's just the Cleveland in me coming out," he says with a laugh.
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The importance of being Ella by Tony Brown

Tina Fabrique happily has taken on the daunting task of playing Fitzgerald in "Ella," a play with music that is in previews at the Cleveland Play House and opens Wednesday.

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If you could see him (live) now: Cleveland native is up for award

Cleveland's favorite son in tonight's Tony Awards ceremony, Michael McElroy of Shaker Heights, won't perform live on the CBS broadcast.

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On their marks by Carolyn Jack

Details, details, details. Don't become a stage manager if you don't like them.

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Broadway star is excited to perform in hometown by Tony Brown

Michael McElroy made it all the way from Shaker Heights to a Tony Award nomination on Broadway.

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Next stage of Heaton's life by Tony Brown

Actress returns to the New York boards

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Former teen idol is still riding a wave on tour with 'Grease' by Tony Brown

At 63, Frankie Avalon doesn't go to the beach that often. But the Big Kahuna still likes playing in the sand.

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'Wicked' witch wins battle of nerves over screaming woman in the crowd By Tony Brown

Merideth Kaye Clark went out there an understudy. She came back a tough cookie.

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Play House eyeing role as performing arts center by Tony Brown

The Cleveland Play House board this week approved pursuing a plan that would transform one of the country's biggest regional theater facilities into a performing arts center.
Thanks to American Theater Web for the link!

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Cleveland Play House set to move downtown by Tony Brown

Plans call for sale of landmark home, relocating to PlayhouseSquare

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Small cities helped make 'Millie' a hit by Tony Brown

One of the producers of the Broadway show (as well as the national company and the London version) calls itself the Independent Presenters Network, or IPN, a group of about 40 nonprofit perf…

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Troubled Florida theater still owes Play House by Tony Brown

The Cleveland Play House hasn't been fully paid for the fall production of "I Am My Own Wife," which transferred from Cleveland to the Coconut Grove (and the Parker Playhouse, the Coconut Gr…

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