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I was searching the Internet recently and came across these theater-related news posts. They might have value for you. Take a look! – David

Kate Burton (#106) June, 2006
Three-time Tony nominee Kate Burton discusses her newest show, the family drama “The Water’s Edge” by Theresa Rebeck, and why she’s drawn to characters who are once dark and witty, and she talks about other family matters as well, including how her famous father Richard felt about her entering the family business and her 17 summers at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, including 9 years when it was led by her husband Michael Ritchie. Original air date – June 16, 2006.

Jack Viertel (#39) January, 2005
Jack Viertel, artistic director of the “Encores!” series at New York City Center, traces the evolution of the acclaimed concert stagings of little-seen musicals and offers a glimpse into how their classic shows come together with a short rehearsal period for a five-performance run. Original air date – January 21, 2005.

Michael Cumpsty (#193) – March, 2008
“Sunday in the Park with George”‘s Michael Cumpsty talks about the challenges of performing in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical, how the script and score match the pointillism of George Seurat’s paintings, and why he’d like to call in sick just one night during the show’s run. He also recalls the single day in his youth when his family’s theatrical heritage was fleetingly revealed to him; describes how his passion for theatre evolved from his upbringing in England and South Africa through his training in North Carolina; remembers being selected by Joseph Papp for the “Shakespeare core” at the New York Shakespeare Festival in the late 80s; shares an assessment of his own musical skills in shows including “42nd Street” and “1776”; considers his roles in the Michael Frayn dramas “Democracy” and “Copenhagen”; and chronicles his continuing work at New York’s Classic Stage Company as both leading actor and director. Original air date – March 14, 2008.

VIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion Poster
Mary Poppins is a hot topic at this year’s D23 expo. The film has just released a new motion poster of Emily Blunt in the starring role, check out how practically perfect she really is.

As always, thanks for reading!

David Caban
Producer/Host of Sunday Matinee


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