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Concert/Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘The Count Meets The Duke’ Celebrates Count Basie and Duke Ellington

Count Basie and Duke Ellington, both phenomenal pianists, composers and bandleaders were fierce competitors. But not at the recording studio or concert hall.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘The Golden Bride’ – National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Revives a Classic 1920s Operetta

Lovingly reconstructed, this aspirational-fantasy story of Russian shtetl Jews emigrating to America is a fascinating period piece of great historical and cultural interest, as well as a robustly acted and brilliantly sung spectacle of theatrical joy.

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Book Review: ‘The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone’ by Olivia Laing Examines Loneliness and Art

"The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone" is Olivia Laing's sometimes idiosyncratic critical analyses of artists and their work are wrapped in her own personal journey, a journey both physical and emotional.

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Irish Repertory Theatre Hosts Memorial Honoring Brian Friel, With Gabriel Byrne and Jim Dale

As Broadway dimmed its lights for a minute on Tuesday evening in remembrance of this great soul and most unique voice of the theater, all those in the theater world understood that Friel's shoes will not be filled easily. And who better than the Irish Rep to honor him?

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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ at Wild Rice

Wild Rice’s annual year-end pantomime is here, and this time the company explores The Emperor’s New Clothes, written by Joel Tan and directed by Pam Oei. The panto will play at the Drama Centre from 20th November to 12th December 2015. The Emperor’s New Clothes is based on the famous …

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