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King’s Soundtrack Of Our Lives Is Still ‘Beautiful’ At The Arsht

Validation – the affirmation that what you valued and invested yourself in does matter – is one of the most powerfully effective facets of both entertainment and art. And that, we’ll venture, is the overwhelming virtue of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical whose national tour is enjoying a splendid visit to the Arsht Center.

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‘Beautiful’ Coming To Broward Meant To Be As Much About Story As Carole King’s Music

The score of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical encompasses a dozen hits from the ‘60s and half of the iconic Tapestry album. But bookwriter Douglas McGrath assures theatergoers that this is not a revue or even a weak pretense of a plot to hang a catalog of songs upon like Mamma Mia.

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Hirschman’s Solely Subjective Summation Of Shows That Shouldn’t Be Missed

These are not at all necessarily what we predict will be the best shows this season (although they may be) or the best attended or the most popular or the most award-winning. We don’t care. These are the shows we most want to see for a variety of reasons.

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Next Season’s Bway Tours In FTL Include 4 Recent Tony Winners

Four of the six shows slated for the 2015-2016 Broadway Across Fort Lauderdale season earned Tony Awards in just the past few years, and two of them will be seen for the first time in South Florida in the series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Two of them are still running on the Great White Way.

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Theater Shelf: Tony Nominations For Musicals Represented on CD

The 2013-14 Broadway season has produced a wide variety of scores from musicals that we are fortunate to have had recorded commercially. Indeed, the season has been marked by a notable raft of very well recorded cast albums that will be reflected at the Tony Awards, many marvelously packaged.

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