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The Height Of Humor: Dave Chappelle Receives The Mark Twain ...

It’s considered the highest honor bestowed upon a comedian and on Sunday, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was given to Dave Chappelle. It makes sense too. His career has been unconventional. He’s defied the odds. Chappelle bucked the ...
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Retro Ride: The Journey Of August Wilson’s “Jitney”

The Nation’s Capital was transported to Pittsburgh in 1977 when August Wilson’s “Jitney” took audiences on a ride of emotions, laughter and thought-provoking dialogue during its run at the Arena Stage. This two hour and 15-minute production with a 15-minute ...
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Come Together: Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles Show In Vegas ...

One of the appeals of visiting Las Vegas is seeing the spectacular shows on The Strip. During my recent excursion to Vegas, I went to check out Cirque du Soleil’s long-running musical “The Beatles LOVE.” Housed at The Mirage Casino ...
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District Of Comedy: Capital One-Sponsored Festival Of Funny Bound To ...

For the last few years, I’ve attended the District of Comedy Festival at The Kennedy Center sponsored by DC’s hometown bank Capital One and had a laugh out loud time. The annual festival brings together an all-star roster of comedy ...
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Instant Vintage: Cirque du Soleil’s “Kurios” Makes Old New Again

There are circuses, and then there is Cirque du Soleil! The Canadian circus arts company has created masterful productions that are staged in Las Vegas, New York City, Orlando and in multiple international destinations. Cirque du Soleil also has eight ...
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Todrick Hall: YouTube Superstar Takes Turn In “Kinky Boots”

Internet sensation and theater star Todrick Hall is headed back to the Great White Way. The 31-year-old entertainer, who became a breakout star in the entertainment industry with his flash mob pop-ups and viral music videos, will take over as ...
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Staged: BeBe Winans’ “Born For This” Opens In DC

AlwaysAList.com was invited to opening night of “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. “Born for This” is an engaging musical that gives insight into the journey of Benjamin “BeBe” Winans and Priscilla “CeCe” ...
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Nine Lives: “Cats” Returning To Broadway Starring “X Factor” Winner

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famed musical “Cats” is returning to the Great White Way in July and pop superstar Leona Lewis has been tapped to play the lead role. Lewis will star as the withered and worn lonely cat Grizabella in ...
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Deborah Cox: Makes Her Debut As Josephine Baker

Deborah Cox has started her run as the legendary Josephine Baker in the new musical “Josephine,” which opened at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Flor. on May 6 and will play through May 29. The long-in-the-works show about Baker ...
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BeBe Winans: Celebrity Friends Come See Musical About His Life

BeBe Winans has premiered his debut musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The production, which BeBe is producing alongside “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph-Wright, is a “hilarious and heart-warming journey toward self-discovery.” ...