Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Daunting Task Of Preserving Auschwitz by Artsjournal

In the museum’s storage areas and display rooms, there are some 3,800 suitcases, along with 5,000 toothbrushes and 110,000 shoes and shoe remnants. There are also mountains of human ha…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Yvonne Constant: “Aznavour As Is” by Darryl Reilly

“Emmenez Moi” was the stirring opening number performed by the French Ms. Constant as she majestically strode through Don’t Tell Mama’s cabaret room and onto the small stage. With he…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Singer Robbie Williams “blasting Black Sabbath music” at Neighbor Jimmy Page by Blouin Artinfo

The dispute between neighbors pop star Robbie Williams and Led Zeppelin’s lead guitarist Jimmy Page has a new turn with Page writing a complaint to the local council about William “blast…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Comedian Excluded From Performing At Montreal Club Because His Hair Style Is “Cultural Appropriation” by Artsjournal

Even if the person wearing dreadlocks is not racist himself, the group says, the chosen hairstyle “conveys racism.” It calls cultural appropriation “a form of passive oppression, a pri…

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The Raft — hair-raising Atlantic voyage of a DIY craft

Veterans of an experimental crossing relive their adventure in this documentary

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“Roma’s” win at Critics’ Choice Awards strengthens Oscar hopes by Blouin Artinfo

The win of Alfonso Cuaron’s drama, “Roma,” at the Critics’ Choice with four awards, sparks up hope for the awaiting Oscars in the coming month, while the television section of the aw…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

REVIEW: The Cher Show by JK

Review of the Saturday January 12 evening performance at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.  Starring Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond, Jarrod Spector, Emily Skinne…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

The schoolgirls who warned of Rwanda's genocide by James Dacre

Katori Hall’s play Our Lady of Kibeho is the story of three friends who insisted that they were visited by the Virgin Mary and told of the horror that lay aheadThe 16-year-old schoolgirl A…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards by TV News Desk

TheMake-Up Artists and Hair Stylists GuildMUAHS, IATSE Local 706 has announced nominations for the 6thAnnual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

“Hair” and “Shampoo” at The Royal Cinema, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

“Hair” comes with a colored and restored serving of “Shampoo” at Toronto’s Royal Cinema on 28 and 29 January, 2019.Maybe 4 decades have gone by, but “Hair” seems to be a story …

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“Un Vent De Liberté” at Cinema Le Nouvel Odéon, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Behnam Behzadi’s 2017 film “Un Vent De Liberte”(“Inversion”) will be screened as part of Cinema Le Nouvel Odeon’s Special Sessions on February 16, 2019.This film is about Niloofa…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Make Way! Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott Are the New Stars of Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott, standout stars of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, will head into the hit Broadway production at the New Amsterdam Theat…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Somebody Tried To Shame Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez By Posting A Video Of Her Dancing In College. Really? by Artsjournal

Dance Critic Sarah Kaufman: “Perhaps, somewhere, there exists a small, sad sliver of the human population that still believes, 17th-century style, that dancing is sinful, that having f…

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Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Kick Off Performances in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Sara Bareilles, the Tony-nominated songwriter of Waitress, rejoins the hit musical in the role of Jenna on January 7. She is joined by Tony winner Gavin Creel, who steps into the tuner for t…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Drag365: #6- Ducky Sheaboi by Michael Block

Name: Ducky SheaboiWhere can we find you out and about?: Current gigs taking place at Icon in Astoria and Flower Power Coffee House in Glendale.Why Drag?: Why NOT drag? Drag can have every e…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Drag365: #4- Coco Taylor by Michael Block

Name: Coco TaylorWhere can we find you out and about?: I’m at Rockbar every Tuesday at 9pm hosting my show Cuckoo for Coco.Why Drag?: Because TheaterWorks USA stopped calling.What made you…

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Tony Nominee Larry Marshall to Rejoin the Cast of Broadway's Waitress as Old Joe by Andy Lefkowitz

Larry Marshall is headed back to the diner. The Tony nominee and Waitress alum will step back into the role of Old Joe beginning on January 7, replacing June Squibb, who will play her f…

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Nili Hadida Goes Solo by Blouin Artinfo

Nili Hadida is ready with her debut album and will showcase her ambitious new work on stage at New Morning, Paris on January 23, 2019.Lilly Wood and the Prick is the French-Israeli folk pop …

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Drag365: #3- Pussy Willow by Michael Block

Name: Pussy WillowWhere can we find you out and about?: I am at Albatross monthly on Wednesdays for The Pussy Party.Why Drag?: Because it’s an industry that is ever changing and evolving, …

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Drag365: #2- Novaczar by Michael Block

Name: NovaczarWhere can we find you out and about?: I perform in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn! Icon for open stages in Astoria, Marci Park in Williamsburg, Offside Tavern on 14th street in…

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Josie Rourke: 'I was fighting to put a period in a period movie' by Charlotte Higgins

Starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots is a historical epic with oral sex, menstruation and a diverse cast – thanks to the director making a bold move from cutting-e…

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

“Hair” at Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe by Blouin Artinfo

“Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” with a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and Galt MacDermot’s music will be on stage at Karlsruhe’s Badisches Staatstheate…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

‘The Cool Guy’: Pop and Theater Stars Celebrate the Composer of ‘Hair’ by Eric Grode

Galt MacDermot helped welcome rock musicians to Broadway. Then hip-hop artists like Run-DMC welcomed him.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers HAIR Composer Galt MacDermot by Walter McBride

As previously reported, Galt MacDermot, composer of the musical Hair, has passed away on December 17 at 89 years old.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Hair Composer Galt MacDermot Dies at 89 by

Galt MacDermot, the Canadian-American composer who broke ground on Broadway with his score to the iconic musical Hair, died on December 17, just in advance of his 90th birthday, according to…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Galt MacDermot, Composer of the Rock Musical ‘Hair,’ Dies at 89 by Katharine Q. Seelye

He cut an unlikely figure in the 1960s milieu of “Hair,” not smoking pot and never having met a hippie. But his rock style and beat-driven sound fit right in.

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My Love Affair with “Hair” (R.I.P. Galt McDermott) by Trav S.D.

Well, this post is happening before I would have preferred. I was planning to do something on my favorite musicals (including Hair) for Broadway week in January..and I undoubtedly would have…

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Hear the Music of Galt MacDermot, 89, composer of Hair…and more by New York Theater

Galt MacDermot, who died Monday a day before his 90th birthday, is best known as the composer of the musical Hair, which helped define a generation, and changed the sound of Broadway, where …

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Broadway Community Remembers Galt MacDermot's Life and Work by Ryan McPhee

The theatre community took to social media to share their memories of the composer of Hair and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

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I Love Him But It Embarrasses Me by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Galt MacDermot.It doesn't actually embarrass me to love Galt MacDermot, the composer of Hair and Two Gentlemen of Verona, whose death was just announced--I'm just using this opportunity to e…

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Breaking: HAIR Composer Galt MacDermot Passes Away at 89 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that composer Galt MacDermot, perhaps best known for his work on the landmark musical Hair, passed away today, December 17. He was 89 years old

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