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TURNING THE HOOD AROUND

TURNING THE HOOD AROUND Six new plays mark anniversary of verdict in George Zimmerman trial For the anniversary of the jury verdict that found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, New York’s Public Theater and L.A.’s Center Theatre Group presented a program of short plays entitled Facing Our Truth. Hoping …

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MOST BEAUTIFUL AND TRUE

REVIVAL Most beautiful and true Cesar Cipriano is Kayama in Chromolume’s production of Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures. LIn the early 1970s, Stephen Sondheim made musical history, winning the Tony Award® for Best Original Score in three consecutive years: Company in 1971, Follies in 1972, and A Little Night’s Music in 1973. Before launching another run of …

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A COMPOSER ‘IMAGINES’ BECKETT

IMAGINING BECKETT Composer Michael Roth’s 30-year journey with Samuel Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine More than 35 years ago, a 21-year-old composer living with his parents in Long Island had the chutzpah to imagine a collaboration with one of the most revolutionary figures in the history of English-speaking theater. And, as sometimes happens to determined dreamers, …

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JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT

JUST AS YOU’D LIKE IT The forest of Arden comes alive at Shakespeare’s Globe in London Three qualities that make a production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It unforgettable are a most appealing Rosalind, intriguing Jacques, and sprightly pace to move things along without feeling hurried. At Shakespeare’s Globe in London, during summer 2015, …

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