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Syncopated Rhythms

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is broadcast on both NBC and CBS. The official telecast on NBC is too scripted while the coverage on CBS isn’t scripted enough. The hosts of “Today,” who work together every day, recited the banter … Continue reading

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Comedy Connections

Erin Donovan’s infamous snort almost gave her away at Side Splitters Comedy Club on Saturday night. She was sitting at the table behind Terry Morrow and me during the show headlined by Lynne Koplitz. I think a few of the … Continue reading

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Try to Remember

“The Fantasticks” is known as the longest-running musical in history. It played off-Broadway for almost 42 years. I assume my parents went to see it at least once because my father frequently listened to  the original cast album. My wife … Continue reading

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Nun-Compete Clause

Several parishioners at All Saints Church have already heard my story about winning a prize at a Los Angeles performance of “Late Nite Catechism.” A few more are likely to hear the story in the next month. When my wife … Continue reading

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Rodgers and Hearts

The three guest vocalists got a good workout at the Clayton Valentine’s Pops: Broadway and Hollywood Romance concert by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night. They sang during almost every musical selection. However, I don’t want to overlook the … Continue reading

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Needle Knows

The music at The Living Christmas Tree this year was as good as ever. The nativity scene and passion play were good too. Unfortunately, this year’s contemporary story dragged. The idea was okay but the script had too many dramatic … Continue reading

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Fashion Show

One of the local Catholic schools invited my wife and me to come see the student production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” on Friday night. The play, at Sacred Heart Cathedral School, was spiced up with excerpts of Queen songs … Continue reading

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Biblical Proportion

If “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” were not already a famous Broadway show, you could have easily convinced me that it was written expressly for the Miracle Theater. The production and the venue are a perfect fit for one … Continue reading

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