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Rappler
'West Side Story' in Living Color: Race relations onstageSTAR-CROSSED LOVERS. 'West Side Story' continues to be one of theatre goers fav
Rappler / Posted 10 hours ago
STAR-CROSSED LOVERS. 'West Side Story' continues to be one of theatre goers favorite musicals of all time, for its timeless story. Rappler screengrab Ethnicity matters, especially in the current social climate where xenophobia are at the forefront... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fill your life with inspiration, not dramato be missed. After opening to a full house and standing ovations at its previ
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
to be missed. After opening to a full house and standing ovations at its preview night, Broadway’s greatest dance musical “West Side Story” is now playing at The Theatre at Solaire. Daring, realistic and still as relevant as the day it premiered,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Where can you find 500-plus arts events in Palm Beach? The Four Artslecture series. One of the films in a new documentary film series entwines wit
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
lecture series. One of the films in a new documentary film series entwines with a Leonard Bernstein theme. The Making of West Side Story (Feb. 15) follows Bernstein as he prepares for a recording of the score with famous opera singers. That... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family Honored at Imagen Awardswhile the show's other live performances were “Out Here on My Own” from the mov
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 21 hours ago
while the show's other live performances were “Out Here on My Own” from the movie musical Fame and “Maria”/”Tonight” from West Side Story. Hamilton’s own “Alexander Hamilton” served as the basis for tribute song “The Miranda Family,” performed by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘West Side Story’ dances up a stormThe current staging of the iconic musical, “West Side Story,” at the Theatre at
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
The current staging of the iconic musical, “West Side Story,” at the Theatre at Solaire reminds us of the first time the film version of the show opened in Manila in the ’60s. The Filipino movie audience wasn’t used to watching musical films at the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Silence and shadow and smallness in a stunning ‘West Side Story’of the material companies choose, and not necessarily a reflection of how plays
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
of the material companies choose, and not necessarily a reflection of how plays are written nowadays. ADVERTISEMENT “West Side Story” at The Theatre at Solaire should be an opportune reminder of how they used to make ‘em. Granted, the musical... Read more
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Calgary Sun
West Side Story comes to CalgaryTheatre and it's gonna be good, it's gonna be great. For its summer youth inte
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Theatre and it's gonna be good, it's gonna be great. For its summer youth intensive musical, StoryBook is presenting West Side Story, the musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in an Upper West Side neighbourhood in the mid... Read more
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Inquirier.net
American lead stars of ‘West Side Story’ are Lea Salonga fans“West Side Story” stars Jenna Burns (left) and Kevin Hack As I got older, I re
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
“West Side Story” stars Jenna Burns (left) and Kevin Hack As I got older, I realized that she (Lea Salonga) is much more than the voice of Disney princesses,” said New York-based theater actress Jenna Burns, who grew up listening to songs performed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It takes two to TonyMANILA, Philippines - Known to many as a Romeo and Juliet-like tale reimagined
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Known to many as a Romeo and Juliet-like tale reimagined through the reality of gang violence, West Side Story is one of those musicals that everybody just has to see, no questions asked. But of all the elements that make it a... Read more
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Rappler
West Side Story: an enduring lovefall in love. Photo by Johan Persson MANILA, Philippines – Despite being set,
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
fall in love. Photo by Johan Persson MANILA, Philippines – Despite being set, written, and first staged in the 1950s, West Side Story still manages to strike a chord in the hearts of an audience way younger than the play. At the show’s gala... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How to Make It in Theater: A Quick Guide By the ‘West Side Story’ Castto be pursue a career in acting or if you need some motivation even in your cur
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
to be pursue a career in acting or if you need some motivation even in your current career path, here’s what the cast of West Side Story has to say. Before the show (which is still on, btw), we got to talk to Kevin Hack and Jenna Burns, who play... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Troupers enliven winery ruinsdays and make them their own. Highlights included the title Gershwin tune from
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
days and make them their own. Highlights included the title Gershwin tune from "Nice Work If You Can Get It," "Cool" from "West Side Story," and a "Grease" medley. Liza Minnelli was invoked by "Ring Them Bells" ("Liza with a Z") and "Arthur in the... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March,
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March," "The Blue and the Gray," "America" from "West Side Story" and more. The concert is free, with donations accepted. The band is always accepting new musicians who... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Harbor Lights goes dark: Staten Island's pro theatre company closesproduction history boasts audience favorites including RENT, The Music Man, Dri
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
production history boasts audience favorites including RENT, The Music Man, Driving Miss Daisy, The Kind & I, Lombardi, West Side Story and 23 more. The Harbor Lights Theater Company was the first and to date remains the only Equity theater... Read more
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Carroll County News
Sweet music: New directors harmonize with BV band programpiece will be �Beautiful Maria of My Soul� from the movie �The Mambo Kings,� he
Carroll County News / Posted 4 days ago
piece will be �Beautiful Maria of My Soul� from the movie �The Mambo Kings,� he said, and the closer will be �Mambo� from �West Side Story.� �I took the idea of the mambo genre and kind of ran with it. I found different areas of mambo I could... Read more
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Pilipino Star
60 years & counting: Why West Side Story never gets oldMANILA, Philippines - Sixty years ago, the West Side Story was born on Broadway
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Sixty years ago, the West Side Story was born on Broadway. Now, after three productions on Broadway, twice on London’s West End, a film version in 1961 that racked up 10 Oscars including Best Picture, various US, UK and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth seasonof the Romeo and Juliet story — Sergei Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet Suite” wri
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
of the Romeo and Juliet story — Sergei Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet Suite” written in 1935, and Leonard Bernstein’s 1961 “West Side Story: Symphonic Dances.” “This season will mark the 100th anniversary of Bernstein’s birth, so this is our way of... Read more
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Philly.com
Weddings: Justina Calgiano and Ted Meyersaid. Her sister Jayma read a poem, “How Falling in Love is Like Owning a Dog,
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
said. Her sister Jayma read a poem, “How Falling in Love is Like Owning a Dog,” and Ted’s dad played “Somewhere” from West Side Story on his guitar. Ted gave Justina his late mother’s engagement ring — a band with a row of diamonds — as her... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘West Side Story’ Cast Gets Real About Theater Etiquettevibes doesn’t exactly apply. To reinforce the common courtesy we should afford
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
vibes doesn’t exactly apply. To reinforce the common courtesy we should afford the theater, we asked the cast of West Side Story, who is in Manila for a string of shows, what their greatest audience pet peeve is as well as weird instances... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Eva Tavares had a tough secret to keepcertainly worked in my favour." Last year, Tavares played the central role of
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
certainly worked in my favour." Last year, Tavares played the central role of Maria in the Citadel Theatre's production of West Side Story. "I feel that everything, including West Side Story, has prepared me for this life-changing role in Phantom... Read more
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Philly.com
Now revealed: Leonard Bernstein's two near-death experiences in Philly - one at gunpoint, one artisticfaced a different kind of death: the pre-Broadway tour of his last musical, 160
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
faced a different kind of death: the pre-Broadway tour of his last musical, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The great composer of West Side Story had returned to his most triumphant medium with Alan Jay Lerner in a bicentennial musical, telling local... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How a show of ‘hatefulness and ugliness’ became the peerless ‘West Side Story’The idea of a musical which would eventually be the blockbuster “West Side Stor
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
The idea of a musical which would eventually be the blockbuster “West Side Story” had been percolating in the mind of composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) for some time. Then, in a meeting with playwright Arthur Laurents during the 1950s, he saw... Read more
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Rappler
'West Side Story' American cast performs in Manilais better than San Juan. Photo by Johan Persson MANILA, Philippines – The Amer
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
is better than San Juan. Photo by Johan Persson MANILA, Philippines – The American cast of the iconic broadway musical West Side Story is now in town for the show's Manila season, which kicked off on August 10 and will run until August 27. The... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Michael Jackson's ‘Thriller' hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Michael Jackson's ‘Thriller' hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Michael Jackson's ‘Thriller' hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ hits 300th week on Billboard chartsand spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks
Dayton Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
and spent 37 weeks in the top spot, Billboard reported. It was the most weeks at No. 1 by an artist; the soundtrack to “West Side Story” spent 54 weeks atop the charts. Hit songs on the album include the title track, “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be... Read more
7 related articles
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Billboard
Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Album Hits Milestone 300th Week on Chart1983-dated tally. It spent 37 weeks at No. 1 – the most weeks at No. 1 for an a
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
1983-dated tally. It spent 37 weeks at No. 1 – the most weeks at No. 1 for an album by an artist. (Only the soundtrack to West Side Story spent more weeks atop the list: 54.) Thriller is easily Jackson’s longest-charting album. It’s well ahead of... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Berwyn musician brings jazz trio to The Outta SpaceMiller and drummer Mikel Avery. The album follows on the heels of the trio's pr
My Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
Miller and drummer Mikel Avery. The album follows on the heels of the trio's prior two releases, "Pops!," in 2016 and"The West Side Story Suite" in 2013. The latest release features music from film and television. "To be honest, one of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre dancing under the stars at Hartwood Acresscheduled for February and new works from the PBT will be on stage in March. Or
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
scheduled for February and new works from the PBT will be on stage in March. Orr said they'll be closing the season with “West Side Story,” May 4 to 6. Approximately 30 full-time dancers are in the company, said Orr. Those attending the “Ballet... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical: Berks Opera presents 'La Cenerentola'from “Return of the Jedi,” is a passionate love poem, at times evoking the drea
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
from “Return of the Jedi,” is a passionate love poem, at times evoking the dreamy lovers in the duet “Somewhere” from “West Side Story.” The theme from “Sabrina” is sweet, romantic and Chopinesque. It would certainly feel at home in any... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March,
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March," "The Blue and the Gray," "America" from "West Side Story" and more. The concert is free, with donations accepted. The band is always accepting new musicians who... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lehigh Concert Band announces season performancesa salute to the veterans with Armed Forces Salute, Hymn of Freedom, Dam Busters
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 10 days ago
a salute to the veterans with Armed Forces Salute, Hymn of Freedom, Dam Busters march, The Blue and the Grey, America from West Side Story and more. Our always popular Christmas concert focuses on family and kids and will feature How the Grinch... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Glitz and glamour as the Ritz comes to Ulverstonamazing More than 400 people watched renditions from some of Broadway's most f
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
amazing More than 400 people watched renditions from some of Broadway's most famous shows including Chicago, Wicked, and West Side Story. Speaking to The Mail following the show Mr Lewis praised the work of every member of the team. He said:... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Disney star balancing fame and realitygets a real world visit from Lela, Tanner, Butchy and other surfer and biker pa
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
gets a real world visit from Lela, Tanner, Butchy and other surfer and biker pals from the beach party film within a film, West Side Story. Mitchell spoke to Confidential from Dallas, where she is currently shooting indie film, Never Going Back,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Today’s entertainment picks:“You Should Dream” that won three Emmy Awards and included the songs “Mountain
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
“You Should Dream” that won three Emmy Awards and included the songs “Mountain Music,” “Danny Boy” and “Somewhere” (from “West Side Story”) and “My Way.” Drifters, Platters, Coasters concert YOUNGSTOWN Vocal groups the Drifters, Cornell... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March,
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March," "The Blue and the Gray," "America" from "West Side Story" and more. The concert is free, with donations accepted. The band is always accepting new musicians who... Read more
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Billboard
Disney Channel's 'Descendants 2' Soundtrack Strikes a New Wicked Chord After Original Hitand Steven Vincent had this ambitious idea to create a big musical moment that
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
and Steven Vincent had this ambitious idea to create a big musical moment that had influences from Hamilton, hip-hop and West Side Story, using counter melodies and chants. Luckily, we came through for them.” Dove Cameron, who returned as Mal,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In sunny Santa Barbara, the New York Philharmonic gives its conductor a cold farewellFrank’s “Three Latin-American Dances.” Musically, these lively Latin riffs on L
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
Frank’s “Three Latin-American Dances.” Musically, these lively Latin riffs on Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story” seemed too trivial, especially given that one of the latest works by Frank (who is an academy resident... Read more
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SaukValley.com
A fond salute to a ‘performer extraordinaire’Vail, performer extraordinaire! Becky carried lead roles as Maria in “The Soun
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
Vail, performer extraordinaire! Becky carried lead roles as Maria in “The Sound of Music” and the lead character Anita in “West Side Story.” She possessed a strong, powerful soprano voice and held complete command of the characters she... Read more
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MLive.com
Muskegon native to star in TV shows 'The Guest Book,' 'One Mississippi'MUSKEGON, MI - You may recognize her from a Mona Shores High School production
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
MUSKEGON, MI - You may recognize her from a Mona Shores High School production of "West Side Story" about 15 years ago. Now, Carly Jibson is about to make the leap to the small screen with her first two television roles in the shows "The Guest Book"... Read more
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The Forward
12 Things To Do In August That Will Make You Just A Little More JewishTo Know You” out of their heads. Producer and director Harold Prince has won 2
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
To Know You” out of their heads. Producer and director Harold Prince has won 21 Tony Awards for shows as iconic as “West Side Story,” “Sweeney Todd” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” Come August, selections from the 34 works he’s mounted on... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Marching bands practice during summer campsshow is “The Battles We Face,” Head Drum Major Isabel Crumpton said. Music wil
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
show is “The Battles We Face,” Head Drum Major Isabel Crumpton said. Music will come from “The Gladiator,” “Mambo” from “West Side Story,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “Firebird.” “The one word to describe the show is ‘intense,’” Crumpton... Read more
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Boston Herald
We have one justice system too manyin the country illegally, report says.” Another Mexican. Forty units destroyed,
Boston Herald / Posted 20 days ago
in the country illegally, report says.” Another Mexican. Forty units destroyed, 130 people homeless. As the old song from “West Side Story” goes, Everything free in America! Order tickets to Howie Carr’s next “Kennedy Babylon” show on Cape Cod... Read more
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Inquirier.net
From Germany: The luxury of a bespoke kitchen8029719. Another fun trip that I recently joined was to watch the opening nigh
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
8029719. Another fun trip that I recently joined was to watch the opening night of Broadway’s greatest dance musical, “West Side Story,” in Singapore, on the invitation of Concertus Manila. Daring, realistic and still as relevant as the day it... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Classic movie greats coming to the Hitching Post Theatersmovie of all time, it’s the story of great struggle by ordinary people against
Tehachapi News / Posted 22 days ago
movie of all time, it’s the story of great struggle by ordinary people against an evil going viral. Sept. 10-13 — "West Side Story," 1961 (Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer): The classic story of Romeo and Juliet set to passionate music and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mario Cantone called us from ‘The View’ to talk about Anthony Scaramuccion “The President Show,” is the son of Emerson College faculty member Marlena Y
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
on “The President Show,” is the son of Emerson College faculty member Marlena Yannetti. Years ago, Yannetti cast Cantone, who went to Emerson, in a production of “West Side Story.” He played Chino. “I was riveting,” he said.Top 10 Trending Art... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Three Local Tenors Free Concert Is Sundayappeal to everyone," organizers said. Included will be opera by Rossini, Doniz
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 days ago
appeal to everyone," organizers said. Included will be opera by Rossini, Donizetti, and Puccini; broadway from Les Mis, West Side Story, Follies, Phantom, The Most Happy Fella, and The Secret Garden; songs by Barber, Rorem, Strauss, and Simon... Read more
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