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I recently came across a fascinating article on Playbill.com about Sally Schwab, who currently plays tomboy Betty Jean in the current hit off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes. What fascinated me most about this article was that it highligted an aspect of off-Broadway performing that I was unfamiliar with. I had always assumed that performing off-Broadway was a full time career: Performers do eight shows a week with Mondays ...

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SO! Last Monday James woke up super early. He often does that and will sit and watch the news because he’s been obsessed with the news since he was a child. Proof: When he was a teenager, he crashed his mom’s car and basically ruined it. He was devastated. Why?

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I find myself getting more and more excited as Stage Rights prepares to exhibit at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. My excitement is almost immeasurable. I had always dreamed of attending the International Thespian Festival back when I was in high school. I was very active in my high school’s Masquers Society, in which was one of the first 100 troupes to become part of Thespians (troupe ...

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Earnest

With the excitment of the attending International Thespian Festival next week in Lincoln, Nebraska, I found myself going through our titles that I thought would be a great fit for high schools. One such title which came up many times in my head was Earnest or What's In A Name?, a comic, witty "what if" musical that hypothesizes a scenario where Oscar Wilde and Arthur Sullivan (from Gilbert and ...

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Hamilton Tops Tony Awards With 11 Wins

By Robert Viagas   Posted 6.13.2016   On Stage, Theatre, TonyAwards, Broadway
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Hamilton, the groundbreaking rap musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton that has been dominating headlnes and talk shows for most of the season, also dominated the 70th Annual Antoinette Perry Awards, winning 11 awards including Best Musical. 

 

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