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Things we welcome: cooler weather and a barrage of family-friendly events. Here's what you can do this month.
After director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw helmed Tuck Everlasting on the Alliance Theatre’s stage in 2015, the musical quickly landed on Broadway—one of five such shows that he’s shepherded to the New York stage. To open the Alliance’s new season, Nicholaw is reteaming with Aladdin collaborator Chad Beguelin for the world premiere of a new musical comedy, The Prom.
The best ways to kick off summer with your kids, including puppet shows, butterflies, outdoor movies, bike-riding clinics and more.
Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story, cowritten and composed by the Grammy-winning R&B and gospel star himself, tells the unlikely story of how Winans and his sister CeCe were plucked by the Bakkers from teenage obscurity in Detroit to perform on the then all-white Praise the Lord Network in Pineville, North Carolina.
Audiences may notice a familiar last name among the cast members when Born For This: The BeBe Winans Story premieres at the Alliance Theatre this month. Portraying BeBe and CeCe are another pair of siblings, Juan and Deborah Joy Winans, the niece and nephew of the famed gospel singers.
Ethel Waters was the second black actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy. But as she grew older, the roles—and subsequently her legacy—dwindled. It’s a continued fact of life for women in show business, and one to which Atlanta actress Terry Burrell can relate.
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