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Wells Fargo Ad

Wells Fargo has managed to cause an uproar not only in the arts community, but seemingly everywhere. Their Teen Day ad campaign - which represented arts careers as less worthy than science-based ones - has infuriated many working artists and arts supporters. Soon after, Wells Fargo issued an apology for the campaign, claiming that they support all art forms and always have. My question is simple: how does such a controversial ad slip past the editors in the first place? The answer may simply lie

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Moulin Rouge movie

John Logan is adapting the Oscar-nominated film about a poet obsessed with a charismatic singer. Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 Oscar-nominated film Moulin Rouge is being adapted as a stage musical with a book by Tony Award winner John Logan and direction by Tony nominee Alex Timbers. It will be titled Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Logan won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle and Drama League awards for

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Yasmina Reza's "Art"

The notable Serenbe Playhouse announces its limited run of Art by Yasmina Reza in September, taking place at the Atlanta Contemporary in Atlanta, Georgia. My first experience with Yasmina Reza's Art was - yes, you guessed it - in an art gallery. My theater-major colleagues were studying the play and decided to mount a few select scenes from the Tony-winning show in our campus' on-site gallery, which boasted its own coffee shop and many original pieces created 

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Streisand Album Cover

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, the new solo recording from Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy winner Barbra Streisand, is released August 26. Those who purchase the new CD from Target will hear four additional tracks on a Deluxe Edition: “I Didn't Know What Time It Was,” “Not a Day Goes By,” “Fifty Percent” and “Losing My Mind.” The recording features duets of Broadway tunes

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Julie Taymor

Tony-winning Lion King director Julie Taymor, whose last Broadway outing was the much-in-the-news Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, has posted an audition notice for a planned Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony-winning Best Play, M. Butterfly.

The notice, posted on the Actors Equity Association website, said the production is seeking actors

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