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Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Erica Schmidt on the music for ‘Cyrano’ – The Process – Deadline

In recent years, composers Aaron and Bryce Dessner have found a unique challenge in Cyrano, marking musical adaptations of Edmond Rostand’s classic piece from 1897 Cyrano de Bergerac first for the scene, then for the screen. Bryce says that when Erica Schmidt first approached him with her brother to work …

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Annie Live’s bearded man! hardly had a beard

Photo: Virginia Sherwood / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Last week, the most unlikely genre of the past decade – the live-action television musical – made a comeback to air on NBC. Annie live! Of course, it was a night of escape for its young stars, including the wonderful …

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Concert Review: Kane Brown of Country Music in Charlotte NC

Kane Brown performing at Spectrum Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on December 4, 2021. DANIEL COSTON When I interviewed Kane Brown a few months ago, I spent a good portion of the 15 minutes I spent with him asking him what he thought of his nomination to Time magazine’s 2021 …

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SSU junior shines on stage in 9 to 5, The Musical

PORTSMOUTH – After a long hiatus without live theater throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Savannah Nell, a junior at Shawnee State University, was delighted to be back on stage. Performing in the SSU’s Musical Theater Department’s production of “9 to 5 The Musical”, she played the lead role of Doralee Rhodes. …

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World War II museum exhibit will feature stories of bravery and sacrifice

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans museum plans to launch an elaborate nighttime sound and light show next year to showcase individual stories of bravery and sacrifice during World War II. The National WII Museum plans to present its Expressions of America show next November, Veterans Day 2022. It will …

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Jennifer Nettles sang “She Was Mine”. But not by crying.

Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Nettles have been friends for over a decade, and Nettles had long been eager to get into Bareilles’ musical “Waitress”. “For years we kept trying to get there, but it never worked on the logistics side,” she said on a recent video call. It all finally …

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American Musical Titan Stephen Sondheim Dies Aged 91

An afternoon tutorial followed, teaching him, from Mr. Sondheim’s account, more about the trade than most songwriters learn in their lifetime. Hammerstein gave him a path of writing exercises: adapting a good piece to a musical; adapt an imperfect piece into a musical; adapt a story from another medium into …

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Musical performance by a youth orchestra, pieces from the artist’s ‘Anthology’, Woodstock tribute group

SPONSORED CONTENT The holidays are full of festive cultural events here at The Palm Beaches! The Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the official arts and culture support agency here in Florida’s cultural capital, is here to help you with three ideas for the week ahead. To enjoy and experience more, …

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How to watch the 2021 Golden Joystick Awards

Are you ready to watch the 2021 Golden Joystick Awards? We hope you are if you find yourself here as we have all the information you need to make sure you don’t miss today’s presentation. The Golden Joystick Awards for 2021 are scheduled to air on Tuesday 23 November with …

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Admirable but drunk ‘Christmas of Swing’ – Twin Cities

When decorating a Christmas tree, sometimes it’s best to leave a few ornaments in the box. This is how I felt after attending the opening night of “Christmas of Swing” at the History Theater. Basically, it celebrates the bouncy jazz and signature harmonies of the Minneapolis-born trio, the Andrews Sisters. …

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