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Archives for: 2009, week 23

ATW News Miscellany - Chess in Concert Video; Designer Panel @ Morgan Library

I'm using today to clean, go through email and prep things for changes that will be happening in my world over the next month or so As I've done the inbox, I've come across two things I'd like to share: * Chess in Concert - the recording (a two-disc se… more »

Excerpts of Musical 'Paradise' Heard in Ovation TV Documentary Mr. Prince

Finally got to watch Ovation TV's Mr. Prince documentary which debuted on the cable channel last weekend just before the Tony Awards were handed out. The documentary, which has been produced and directed by Sara Feldmann Sheehan and Bobby Sheehan, cove… more »

ATW Review - Dividing the Estate - Families, Fortunes Don’t Always Mix

If the antics of this family weren’t so funny, they’d make you cry, but that’s the genius of playwright Horton Foote, whose Tony-nominated Dividing the Estate has transferred from Broadway to Hartford Stage with most of the outstanding original cast dir… more »

ATW Review - The Color Purple - Poignant Story Performed By Seasoned Cast

A vocally strong cast, many with Broadway experience in their roles, brings the poignant tale of a young black woman’s struggle-filled journey to self acceptance and love to The Bushnell in The Color Purple. Kenita R Miller comes to the tour from the B… more »

ATW Review - Children - When Adult Kids Behave Badly, Who’s in Charge?

The children are out of control screaming at each other, refusing to share and disagreeing about everything, which seems normal enough in many families, except that in A.R. Gurney’s Children, playing at the Westport Country Playhouse, the kids are all a… more »