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The New Musical ‘Waitress’— A Bittersweet Slice of Heaven

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

"Waitress" was (and is) a wonderful little movie. “Little” in the sense of quiet and intimate, no huge stars, no special effects. It is bittersweet (especially when you think about Shelly’s untimely death), yet it remains a celebration of motherhood and sisterhood, of staying true to yourself or finding yourself again if you’ve lost your way.

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Arts & Culture · Theater

Tonys 2013: Long Live the Drama Queens!

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

"There's No Business Like Show Business," the song proclaims.This past Sunday night, the crowd at Radio City Music Hall—along with millions of people watching the 67th Annual Tony Awards online and from home—would have agreed wholeheartedly. With so much extraordinary singing and dancing and acting, the level of joy was downright show-stopping.

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News Brief:Jennifer Beals Dances Like She’s Never Danced Before; Harvard’s Paulus New Head of American Repertory Theater; Marie Wilson, Steinem to Assess Next Steps to the White House

By Womens Voices for Change
“I wanted to be doing something I really loved”: The image above of Jennifer Beals, now 44, is seared into many of out brains and tapping feet, even as a younger crowd knows her more for her leading role in Showtime’s “The L Word.”  This month, Beals tells MORE Magazine that it’s all about the same daring. Jennifer Beals doesn’t…
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