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Christopher, Sullivan bring complexity to famous comedy

...remember from afternoon syndication (along with "MASH" and "Gilligan's Island").But also, 50 years since its 1965 Broadway premiere, a play once considered "edgy"-dealing with then taboo subjects like divorce and suicide - now falls on the opposite...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-15
Art
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Youth," starring Paul Newman and Geraldine Page, opened at Broadway's Martin Beck Theatre.In 1965, Neil Simon's play "The...Couple," starring Walter Matthau and Art Carney, opened on Broadway.In 1969, James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-10/today-history-march-10
Local
Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community

...standout of the night, opening the evening with a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner." He went on to star in the Broadway song-and-dance number "Brotherhood of Man" with a troupe of local dancers, including Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, much...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/lawmakers-feast-dance-juneaus-filipino-
Local
Erin's Law: 'Stalking the Bogeyman'

...they are not alone. Holthouse shared his story on the radio show "This American Life," and last year completed an off-Broadway play on his experiences, called "Stalking the Bogeyman."Nationwide statistics show Alaska dominates the country in the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-15/erins-law-stalking-boogeyman
Local
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...retirement, again. At least for now. Born to a family of statesmen and civil servants in Illinois, Smith decided she would be a Broadway star. She would never get into politics, she argued."Back then, if you did musical theater, people would look down their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/pioneering-woman-politics-reflects
State | Local
Juneau Dance Theatre's 'Ballet to Broadway' showcases local talent

...Unlimited, will perform its "Ballet to Broadway" show on May 2,3,4, at the Thunder...also feature Ricci Adan's staging of Broadway dances from "West Side Story" ("The...name of the event suggests, "Ballet to Broadway" showcases the range of dance styles...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-01/juneau-dance-theatres-ballet-broadway-sho
Art
There's magic in 'the Woods'

...Uh Uh!" of "Chicago" to film, wraps all of his love for Broadway musicals around his cast, pulling out performances that have...stage veterans Lilla Crawford, who starred as "Annie" on Broadway, and Daniel Huttlestone, whose credits include "Oliver...

http://juneauempire.com/betsy-sharkey/2015-01-01/theres-magic-woods
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...was introduced by the Postal Telegram Co. in New York.In 1949, Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opened at Broadway's Morosco Theater with Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman.In 1959, a major tornado tore through the St. Louis area, killing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/today-history-february-10
Local
'The Mountaintop' opens Friday

...Playwright Katori Hall is from Memphis. "The Mountaintop," winner of the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play, ran on Broadway at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre starring Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson. Hall's plays also include "Hurt Village...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08/mountaintop-opens-friday
Art
JDHS Theatre opens 'Xanadu'

...stage musical focuses more on the Greek mythology, with parody references to the original film.The musical, which opened on Broadway in 2007, earned an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Best Book. It was also nominated...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/jdhs-theatre-opens-xanadu
Art

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