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2010-09-01 06:17:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood and Broadway legends Kaye Ballard, Donna McKechnie and Liliane Montevecchi will star in a one-night-only gala performance "From Broadway with Love" at the historic Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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2009-08-03 11:38:17

New York's Roundabout Theatre Company has announced plans for a star-studded tribute to composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who turns 80 next year. In honor of Sondheim's milestone birthday March 22, the Roundabout said it is orchestrating a dinner and evening of performances called 2010 Spring Gala: Sondheim 80. All proceeds from the event are to benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's Musical Theatre Fund.

2008-10-09 06:00:27

By Elysa Gardner It wasn't Stephen Sondheim's idea to name the new box set commemorating his career The Story So Far ... "I didn't really think about it," says Sondheim, who at 78 has been writing words and music for more than a half-century.

2008-10-09 06:00:27

By Elysa Gardner No one has earned more acclaim for his contributions to Broadway than Stephen Sondheim. But the composer/lyricist's new musical, Road Show, is making its New York premiere downtown instead -- and he feels very much at home there.

2008-10-08 09:00:29

OCTOBER 17 will see the anticipated return of The Foyle Follies, Derry's very own cabaret act, to The Playhouse for another few nights of musical comedy.

2008-09-12 12:00:22

By IRIS FANGER THEATER REVIEW Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies" is a show for those in love with the ghosts of theater past - those who sometimes look back at what might have been.

2008-09-02 21:00:14

By Colin Dabkowski If Facebook is still around in 30 years, there's no doubt the 25- year-olds of today will still log on to click through pictures of themselves lounging on the beach or drunk at a party, doing who- knows-what with I-can't-remember-whom.

2008-08-31 21:00:17

By Pat Craig With "Will Rogers Follies," try to think more "Follies" than "Will Rogers." Sure, you'll pick up plenty about the American humorist who charmed America in the '20s and '30s until his untimely death in a 1935 Alaska plane crash.

2008-08-07 15:00:36

BRUNSWICK - Ron Raines, best known to daytime audiences as "Guiding Light's" Alan Spaulding, will regale Maine State Music Theatre audiences Monday, Aug. 11, with his repertoire of Broadway favorites. The one-night only show, "Ron Raines and Friends," will begin at 7:30 p.m.


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