Music in the Key of Comedy

October 16, 2019
Erica Reid
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In 2 Pianos, 4 Hands, piano wizardry and laugh-out-loud comedy come together to tell the story of Richard and Ted’s life-long pursuit of becoming concert pianist superstars.

The Music of MAD RIVER RISING

June 3, 2019
Aly Michaud
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Sound Designer Matthew M. Neilson on using folk singer Anaïs Mitchell’s songs for Mad River Rising.

The Music and Language of IN THE HEIGHTS

December 11, 2018
Aly Michaud
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Take a deeper dive into the acclaimed music and language of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first smash hit.

CINCINNATI KING: Music Director's Notes by Richard Livingston Huntley

October 26, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Music Director and Drummer Richard Livingston Huntley provides his artistic insight into this docu-jukebox musical.

A Musical Comedy to Die For

April 10, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Who killed the great American novelist Arthur Whitney? The mystery unfolds in hilarious fashion in Murder for Two, as one actor plays an overwhelmed detective and another plays a dozen suspects — and they both play piano.

5 Questions With George Naha

March 28, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet George Naha, the guitarist for Marie and Rosetta. Learn about George's musical roots, what his favorite gigs have been and what he's found most interesting about this play with music.

The Evolution of African American Gospel Music

March 22, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Marie and Rosetta tells the story of gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her young protégée Marie Knight. Their signature collaboration reflects the evolution of African American gospel music, from its roots in spirituals to the rock and roll we know today.

The Musical Stylings of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

June 13, 2017
Natalie Hulla
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Though the original production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS premiered in 1982, the story vaguely takes place in the 1960s and uses its toe-tapping musical score to invite the audience to examine the pop culture of that era.

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