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On October 19, NextStop Theatre Company, near Reston Town Center, will open the Tony Award-winning musical "Assassins" by Stephen Sondheim . The darkly comedic show, which depicts presidential assassins throughout American history, has gained relevance of late; the show's themes of anger over the unfulfilled promise of the American dream mirror a deeply divided country.

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The John W. Engeman Theater presents GYPSY, running now through October 29, 2017, starring Michele Ragusa as Rose and Austen Danielle Bohmer as Louise. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! Let us entertain you with GYPSY, the rags to riches story of Louise, an awkward young girl who rose to national fame as the burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee.

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Would you love to sing fine a cappella classical music from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century in beautiful venues? The Camden-based vocal ensemble VoXX: Voice of Twenty has started rehearsals for the group's winter concert series, and a few more good voices are needed . If you're looking to sing great music within a supportive and friendly vocal ensemble, please consider auditioning.

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Local musician Brian DeAngelo is passionate about bringing music to the Bennington Community, including this Saturday's performance of Brian Marsella's "iMAGiNARiUM: The Clocks Have Gone Mad," at Masonic Hall. DeAngelo and Marsella share more than a first name, however, bonding through music at New York City's New School.

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How did the classics come to be? Broadway legends Stephen Sondheim and Chita Rivera try to explain their experience creating West Side Story in a recent piece in the Guardian. Sondheim, who wrote the lyrics, writes: "The simplest songs, like Maria, were the hardest to write.

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Bocelli, 58, who is blind, stood at the edge of the small, greenish stream Monday. A priest scooped up river water and poured it over Bocelli's hands.

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Arriving on Saturday, January 13, 2018, this unique production is back bigger than ever and will start a year long, city-wide celebration of culture TURN back the clocks to ten years ago when Liverpool became the European Capital of Culture and the iconic Echo Arena first opened its doors. Both anniversaries are pretty spectacular for the city so to celebrate, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bootleg Beatles have teamed up to bring back their production of 'It Was 10 Years Ago Today'.

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A popular concert with a largely American theme gave the musicians a chance to shine and filled the venue's Sage One A full house welcomed back the resident orchestra after its summer of travels, taking in South America, the Far East and Hull, UK City of Culture, for a satellite BBC Proms concert. There was an atmosphere of real warmth in Sage One at the start of a long and varied 2017-18 classical season.

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She's been around for 142 years, yet Carmen, the venomous virago of grand opera, is still the grandest and most iconic of its heroines. Just about everyone knows the tale of the seductive gypsy girl and - thanks to The Muppets - even kids recognize Georges Bizet's famous arias.

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Some 24 events will take place during Music@Malling, featuring music of leading contemporary composers, alongside classical, jazz and folk music, as well as work with 1,400 primary schoolchildren from around the West Malling area, bsed on Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes. The festival is organised by professional musician Thomas Kemp, who grew up in West Malling and now lives back in the area.

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