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Inside imaGen: We Foxes

By Kendall Buzzelli ĭmáGen, a partnership through Wharton Center and MSU’s Department of Theatre, brings another new concert reading for the fourth year straight this weekend. We Foxes, a new musical by Ryan Scott Oliver, tells the story of Willa –

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Theatre, Wharton Center News

INTERNS REACT: THE HOT SARDINES

The weather is slowly warming up, but at Wharton Center we’re making things HOT this week with The Hot Sardines! We gathered our student interns again for the third installment of Interns React: The Hot Sardines.

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Jazz, Wharton Center News

In the Hot Seat: Alexander Daev of Moscow Festival Ballet

By Kendall Buzzelli Time for another “In the Hot Seat”! We talked with Alexander Daev, the Ballet Master and Assistant Artistic Director of Moscow Festival Ballet. Hear about his passion for ballet and see it in motion at Wharton Center

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Behind the Scenes, IN THE HOT SEAT, Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

Six Super Mamma Mia! Facts

By Kendall Buzzelli 1. Mamma Mia! is the eighth longest-running show on Broadway in history. Only behind The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, The Lion King, Cats, Les Misérables, A Chorus Line and Oh Calcutta!, Mamma Mia! has changed the Broadway landscape, grossing over $600 million to

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Posted in Wharton Center News

Calling All Hipsters: Yefim Bronfman – The discovered and undiscovered

By Kendall Buzzelli These days, the most popular pastime for any generation is trying to stay up to date with the newest trend. Whether it’s Pokemon or the latest Taylor Swift drama, everyone is trying to “keep up with the

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Classic Series, Performing Arts

“Take Your Kids to a Jazz Show!” – Guest Post by Benjamin Hall

The Wharton Center for Performing Arts asked me to write a blog post for JumpinJazz Kids – A Swinging Jungle Tale.  Some of the reasons I’m sure is because I coordinate a jazz festival, and I am a jazz musician.

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Posted in Act One Family Series, At Wharton Center, Guest Blog, Jazz

The Big Busking Bash! – Twitter Tuesday

This past Friday downtown Lansing was even more vibrant than usual! That’s because Wharton Center’s presentation of ONCE THE MUSICAL and Downtown Lansing Inc. partnered to host a busking (street musician) contest! Our seven entries competed for donations from passerby

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Posted in Twitter Tuesday

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