Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Twelve Tweets of Christmas!

Today’s Twitter Tuesday includes: Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Mike Birbiglia coming to Wharton Center January 16th, Benjamin Schrader from the National Tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, Christopher Rice from The Book of Mormon on Broadway, Mark Evans

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Michael McDonald “Takes It To The Streets” with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake!

This past March, Jimmy Fallon, host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, partnered with six-time Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake to create a Michael McDonald sketch, singing the childhood classic Row, Row, Row Your Boat. The sketch features Fallon and Timberlake

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Life of an Actor…

Today’s Twitter Tuesday includes: Krysta Rodriguez from SMASH and the original Wednesday Addams in the Broadway musical The Addams Family, Lesli Margherita from Matilda the Musical on Broadway, Mark Evans and Nic Rouleau from the National Tour of The Book

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The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Twitter!

Today’s Twitter Tuesday includes: Katie Postotnik from the National Tour of Ghost the Musical, the Official Twitter of DiGiorno Pizza, SMASH star Megan Hilty, Corey Mach from the National Tour of Flashdance the Musical, Samantha Marie Ware from the National

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Ghost the Musical – Believing the Impossible

Many of you are familiar with the 1990 movie Ghost starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg.  What many of you will find out this week is how Ghost the Musical translates to a big Broadway musical when it

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“Here’s to Our Dads” – Guest Blogger Peter Whorf

In this poignant guest blog, WKAR’s Peter Whorf happens to have quite a bit in common with musician Jeff Haas, the featured artist along with his quintet this Sunday at Wharton Center in a celebration of Jeff’s father, music icon Karl Haas. __________________________________________________________________

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“Music Opens Hearts and Minds to the Possibilities of a Better World”: An Interview with Jeff Haas

Many people in Michigan might be familiar with the name Karl Haas. He was a beloved radio personality in the Detroit area who shared his admiration for classical music with his listeners, and whose legacy lives on today in the

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