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2013-06-20 23:16:05

Site Provides Power For Fans To Review & Recommend Their Favorites. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 BroadwayAudience.com will offer theatre fans a centralized online space that puts the audience in the critic´s seats, providing an opportunity to converge, confer and create real word of mouth in the only quantitative structure available for peer-to-peer theatre reviews online, it was announced today. BroadwayAudience.com is a central forum for word of mouth to reflect what the...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an unprecedented meeting of two legendary musical minds, separated by 70 years. Pioneering musical genius Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys, has teamed up with George Gershwin, in Wilson's Disney Pearl debut CD, Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin. Featuring timeless classics like "Rhapsody in Blue," "I've Got Rhythm" and "Summertime," the album makes history with "The Like in I Love You" and "Nothing But Love," two new songs Wilson...

2010-03-01 06:03:00

MIAMI, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 75th anniversary of George Gershwin's enduring masterpiece, a new production of Porgy and Bess starring Miami native tenor Reggie Whitehead as Sportin' Life, soprano Kishna Davis as Bess, baritone Patrick Blackwell as Porgy, and bass-baritone Phillip Boykin as Crown, takes the stage in Miami on March 14th. Porgy and Bess, produced with the full approval of the Gershwin Estate by veteran opera producer Michael Capasso (General Director of New...

2008-07-17 18:00:34

By Doug Haberman, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. Jul. 17--RIVERSIDE -- These young campers were singing, but it wasn't 'round a crackling fire. Three boys and 19 girls sat in chairs in a semicircle, the boys off to one side. They sang a heartbreakingly beautiful rendition of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" in a round, their unamplified voices filling the auditorium at Bobby Bonds Park. "God, you got it together!" said vocal coach Manuel Aybar. After a week of coaching,...

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