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The Threepenny Opera — Villanova Theatre at Vasey Hall

Kurt Weill’s insistent tingel-tangel score for “The Threepenny Opera” pervades the Vasey Hall stage, with horns and drum pumping to a martial beat that sometimes turns lyrical and satirically elegant. … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’m a Stranger Here Myself — Prince Music Theater

Mark Nadler has a lot to impart in his 90-minute show, “I’m a Stranger Here Myself:¬† Musik from the Weimar and Beyond.” The veteran cabaret performer uses a barrel-house piano … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Patti LuPone — Faraway Places — Morgan’s Cabaret — Prince Music Theater

¬†Younger generations of theatergoers must regard Patti LuPone the same way I think of Ethel Merman or Mary Martin. With other combinations like Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera, or Liza … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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