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CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR ‘TROUBADOUR ‘

A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL BY JANECE SHAFFER WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC BY SUGARLAND’S KRISTIAN BUSH ANNOUNCING THE CAST – ANDREW BENATOR, SLYVIE DAVIDSON, RADNEY FOSTER, ROB LAWHON, BETHANY ANNE LIND, AND ZACH SEABAUGH TROUBADOUR OPENS AT THE ALLIANCE THEATRE IN ATLANTA, JANUARY 18 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 Atlanta’s Tony Award® winning Alliance Theatre is pleased to … Continue reading

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The ‘Hell Or High Water’ Soundtrack: Just As Good As The Film

The Hell or High Water soundtrack (on Milan Records) is every bit as good as the film; it’s an integral part of the whole film’s achievement. The David Mackenzie-directed film, starring Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine, features a score from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, plus songs by such powerful artists as Waylon Jennings, Townes Van Zandt and … Continue reading

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Tower Records Documentary (‘All Things Must Pass’) Out On DVD September 13th

Established in 1960, Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with 200 stores, in 30 countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart and soul of the music world, and a powerful force in the music industry. In 1999, Tower Records made an astounding $1 billion. … Continue reading

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Parcbench’s 2016 Tony Predictions: ‘Hamilton’ Won’t Win Every Single Award

The question tonight is: which Tony awards won’t the Broadway juggernaut, Hamilton, take home? Among the Broadway theater industry, Hamilton fatigue is very real. But it won’t stop the show from winning most of the evening’s trophies, because even the fatigued voters figure that their vote in the direction of another nominee will be pointless. … Continue reading

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‘Hamilton’ In Trouble For Seeking ‘Non White’ Performers

Hamilton, which has been over-praised for its “bold” and ahistorical casting of using ethnically diverse actors play the Founding Fathers has finally crossed over the line (it was bound to happen) in a recent casting notice, according to a civil rights attorney. According to CBS News, the attorney, Randolph McLaughlin of the Newman Ferrara Law … Continue reading

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Judi Dench’s Exits & Entrances: A Celebration Of Shakespeare

Exits and Entrances commemorates the 400th anniversary on April 23rd 2017 of the death of the world’s most celebrated playwright William Shakespeare. The recording comprises readings of many of the most well known and best-loved verse and sonnets from the world’s finest playwright, with specially scored original light classical music accompanying nine of the twenty … Continue reading