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2010-03-10 09:25:00

BERKELEY, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- American Zoetrope, the film studio created and used by filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola since 1970, recently completed the mix of Sofia Coppola's upcoming film "Somewhere" using their new Meyer Sound Cinema Experience monitoring system. This same system was used to mix Mr. Coppola's 2009 release of "Tetro". "I'm very impressed with the effortless power and clarity of sound of the Meyer Sound cinema system," says Francis Ford Coppola. "If only every...

2009-02-21 14:08:16

Engineers have confirmed New York's No. 2 subway train plays the opening notes of a ballad from the musical West Side Story when the cars start moving. The electronic whine sounds like the beginning of the song Somewhere, The New York Times reported Saturday. Careful listeners have been hearing the sound beneath Broadway since 2000 when new cars began using an innovative propulsion system, said Gene Sansone, the chief mechanical officer for the subway. The newer trains run on alternating...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

OVER The Rainbow, the compelling and award-winning musical which tells the life story of legendary music artist Eva Cassidy, comes to the Sunderland Empire for one night only and The Journal Culture Club is giving members the chance to save pounds 2 on each ticket. Starring Faye Tozer, who rose to fame as one fifth of multi- platinum selling pop group Steps, Over The Rainbow follows the story of Eva Cassidy's tragically short life through dramatic scenes and stunning renditions of her...

2008-10-04 00:00:18

We have a treat for Eva Cassidy fans. We have five copies of her latest album 'Somewhere' to give away. Released on Blix Records, it contains 12 previously unreleased songs and is the first 'all new' album for five years. Our competition coincides with the award-winning show Over the Rainbow at Torquay's Princess Theatre, on Sunday night. Faye Tozer of Steps fame stars in the leading role of Eva. It is the second time she will have visited Torquay for the role. Since its first...

2008-08-13 21:00:18

THE Millennium Forum has announced that its Youth Theatre Group's summer stage production of 'West Side Story' has received support from both Derry Credit Union and Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland. A spokesman said: "This support is gratefully received by the Forum and boosts the ethos behind the project which is to encourage the participation of young people in the arts whilst promoting community co-operation. "This Forum initiative sees a licensed production of 'West Side...

2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera saved the best for last. "West Side Story," the final production of its 2008 summer season, took the company out on a soaring and emotional high. The well-polished and stylish production owes much to its ensemble of youthful performers portraying the Jets, Sharks and -- pardon the dated expression -- their girls. It's their show as they glide, leap and tumble through Mark Esposito's choreography,...

2008-08-03 15:00:15

By Patti Conley, Beaver County Times, Pa. Aug. 3--PITTSBURGH -- Ali Ewoldt is a just-in-case kind of a girl. Because talent, passion and a spectacular singing voice aren't assurances for a successful performing career, the 1999 valedictorian of Pleasantville High School in Westchester County, New York opted for academics. Smart girl. She went to Yale and majored in psychology. Smart move. Yale's plentiful resources offered students with theatrical yearnings the opportunity to put...

2008-07-18 18:00:27

By Marta Hepler Drahos, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 18--NORTHPORT -- It may be a presidential election year, but the yard signs and bumper stickers cropping up in Northport these days are for an even more rancorous contest: the Jets vs. the Sharks. The rival gangs of "West Side Story" will face off July 24-Aug. 3 as part of the Northport Community Arts Center's performance series. The Oscar-winning musical is one of several the arts center has presented over the years....


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