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Kelli O'Hara

Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara Named Theatre in Our Schools Spokesman >>

Kelli O’Hara has been chosen to be the national spokesman for the Theatre in Our Schools (TIOS) Campaign. The campaign is a joint effort from The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and the American Alliance for Theatre & Education (AATE). O’Hara will be actively raise public awareness of the value of theatre education & quality programs for all students. O’Hara just might be the perfect person to shine light on the won the 2015 Best Actress in a Musical for her role in 'The King and I.' O’Hara is also up for a Grammy award for Best Musical Theater Album meaning all eyes are bound to be on her.

Tim Curry

Tim Curry Cast As Narrator in Fox ‘Rocky Horror Show’ Live TV Reboot After 2015 Lifetime Tony Award Win >>

Tim Curry is going home, back to the place that made him a cult icon. The former Frank N Furter actor who originated the role in London, on Broadway and in the film, is returning to the 'Rocky Horror Show; as The Narrator in Fox’s upcoming live production. 'Orange is the New Black' star, and real life transgender actress Laverne Cox will be stepping into Frank’s famous high heels.

Lang Lang

Lang Lang Announces New Fragrance 'Amazing' for '15 Release in Europe >>

Want to get that “fresh, out of sold-out concert” smell? Internationally renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang announces that his new, trademark fragrance Amazing will be released in Europe in November 2015 and China sometime next year.

Anne-Sophie Mutter

Anne-Sophie Mutter's Carnegie Hall 2014-15 Perspectives Series Features Berlin Phil, Sebastian Currier, Sir Andre Previn >>

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as Carnegie Hall's 2014-2015 Perspectives artist has curated a six-night concert series. Beginning on October 1, the Opening Night Gala will feature Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic. The series will also include the U.S. Premiere of Sebastian Currier’s Ringtone Variations & Sir André Previn’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

Legendary Conductor Lorin Maazel, 84, Dies at Virginia Estate

Castleton Festival Returns in 2015: Honoring Late Maestro Lorin Maazel, Partnering with Jazz at Lincoln Center >>

The Castleton Festival will continue on its rich and educating history in 2015, honoring the legacy late founder Maestro Lorin Maazel and partnering with Jazz at Lincoln Center. Four weeks of opera, concerts, chamber music and more will once again come to Virginia from June 27 to July 19, 2015.

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