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An American in Paris on Broadway

Music and dance gorgeously come together in An American in Paris, which opened at the Palace Theatre last month. Set in the postwar city of light and based on the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly, this production is not a … Continue reading

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Dance & Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Today I stopped by the Museum at FIT to check out “Dance & Fashion”, an exhibit that explores the relationship between the two art forms. Nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions are on display, ranging from the 19th century to present … Continue reading

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Jesse Eisenberg’s Mom Explains the Ballet to Him

Actor Jesse Eisenberg has written a Shouts & Murmurs column for The New Yorker called “My Mother Explains the Ballet to Me“. His mother, in fact, chastises him for much more than not knowing anything about the ballet they see. An … Continue reading

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New Magic to Do: Pippin on Broadway

On April 24th, one night before its official opening, Pippin dazzled, delighted, and blew me away. Sitting in the balcony of The Music Box Theatre, I was mesmerized by the dynamite singing, phenomenal circus creations and choreography, and the magic … Continue reading

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Chaplin: The Musical

Charlie Chaplin, one of the most famous comedians of silent films, has come to Broadway.  Before seeing Chaplin: The Musical on Thursday evening, I wondered, can an icon best known for his silent movies be enticing enough to survive Broadway, … Continue reading

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