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War Paint: The Musical

In Books, History, Music, Other, Style, Theater by ashbydodd

“It’s one of the great fueds in American business….” – Richard Schlesinger Before the 1930’s, the only women who wore makeup to decorate their faces were working in the spotlight or on the streets; then came Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden.  The triumphs of these …

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Broadway Karaoke with James Corden

In Movies & TV, Music, Theater by ashbydodd

Picture this: Broadway veterans Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Corden, Audra McDonald, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jane Krakowski are all in a car together, traveling to the Tony Awards, singing Broadway show tunes at the top of their lungs.  No, it’s not a crazy dream, it’s the …