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Success of Diversity Changes Nothing?| Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz

#WeLiveInPublic — Copy and steal everything! Level up. Take it to next level. Own it. All advice from who many deem to be the top guru’s peddling and pimping confidence and courage from one end of the planet to the other. Neither of them original — what is original? There’s always the original. In the shadows. At the start. In the beginning. Without a story. No history. There is always the first. But that’s another blog. Today, let’s get to the bottom line, the root of the problem, so we…

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the Clippings | Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda creator and star of Broadway musical Hamilton on Periscope

the Clippings — Without further a do — Lin-Manuel Miranda takesover periscope – updates on Hamilton New York departure, setting up Chicago, writing and more. Watch LIVE on #Periscope — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) June 21, 2016 the Clippings — you just got the buzz from — transforming the way we look — at life! Extra BuzzHarpo! Why’s Kevin Hart Apologizing? Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz Watch Marshall Trailer | Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K Brown, Josh Gad Breakfast with DryerBuzz Salon Takeover! Jon ‘Ric Int’l Luxury & Wellness Spa |…

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Hair She Buzz: Actress and activist Ruby Dee Dies at 91 | Watch Best Ruby Dee interviews ever

Sunset: That legacy of entertaining and pushing for change – in addition to her epic love affair with Davis – made Dee, who died at age 91 in her New Rochelle, New York, home on Wednesday night, a beloved figure in America and beyond. Read more below. VideoBuzz: “Everyone will have a movie screen… will affect human race” says Ruby Dee when interviewing when Reelblack’s Robert X. Golphin speaks with Oscar nominated actress and author RUBY DEE in this exclusive clip. VideoBuzz: Blacktree TV  interviews Ruby Dee, Oscar Nomination – Best Supporting Actress Sunset: NEW YORK (AP) –…

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Diary of Musical Theatre: Buzzing with Colt Chambers, Producer | What’s UpStairs?

DryerBuzz – DIARY OF MUSICAL THEATREInterview with Colt Chambers, Producerby Alice Shapiro Recently I met with 19-year-old producer Colt Chambers at The Olive Tree Restaurant in Hiram, GA for an interview and to talk about my musical, What’s Upstairs? To give an idea of what a theatrical producer does, here is one definition: A producer balances and coordinates the business and financial aspects of mounting a show in service of the creative realization of the playwright’s vision, works directly with a director and sometimes is involved in casting or in…

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Diary Musical Theatre: Monday Monday | Alice Shapiro | What’s Upstairs?

Monday, July 15Coincidences and synchronicities are the stuff of wonder. Lately I’ve had my share of both. For instance, at the Turner Cassity Literary Festival I read poems from my latest book, Saltian, and hysterically messed up the name of Aristotle. I called him “Aristoticle” as if I were channeling T.S. Eliot’s musical CATS. During the Festival I attended a workshop and won a little writing journal which I decided to use to jot down spontaneous notes for my DryerBuzz articles. On Monday morning after the Festival I scribbled the…

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Diary of a Musical: Bringing Broadway to Douglasville | Alice Shapiro | What’s Upstairs?

BRINGING BROADWAY TO DOUGLASVILLE Alice Shapiro for | Series: Diary of a Musical will appear twice a month. Follow the Buzz From 2003-2007, I lived in the South Florida homeless shelter system where I was diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic. I moved to Georgia and in 2010. I was dismissed by my psychiatrist as recovered. I have been medication-free since. Because I feel like a totally new person, I have written a musical about my extraordinary experiences – from the inside out. Naturally, being a writer, I have infused my…

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PhotoBuzz: The Tony Awards Celebrates Another Year of Greats on Stage

Follow the buzz in photos from The Tony Awards hosted again by Neal Patrick Harris. Love how theatre remains true to itself with something for everyone without trying to be everything to everybody. Theatre is a love affair to have all your own but one you can share. PhotoBuzz Follow the Buzz via the Tony Awards The Clippings — You just got the buzz from — Transforming the way we look — at life. Extra BuzzMichael Moore and Followers Challenge Trump and Trump Towers Post Charlottesville | Follow…

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Hair She Goes! Motown’s Unsung Trio, the Andantes, Go From Back to Front | Watch

VideoBuzz: Motown’s unsung female backing trio, the Andantes, finally get some attention for their contributions to the Detroit label’s unprecedented success a half-century ago. (April 3)   Hair She Goes! — You just got the buzz from — Transforming the way we look — at life. Guest Blog or Pitch A Story, News or Opinion via Posted via email from DryerBuzz’s posterous Extra BuzzWonder Woman Can’t Save You | Follow #DryerBuzz Kathy Griffin Lawyered Up on War with President Trump | #DryerBuzz – Ebony Jet DryerBuzz |…

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The Clippings: Ex-boxer Mike Tyson to take a bite out of Broadway – Yahoo! News | Teams Up with Spike Lee

VideoBuzz: Mike Tyson is teaming up with director Spike Lee to bring his one-man show, ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,’ to Broadway for six nights only. The show is a raw look at the highs and lows of his life. It made its debut in April in Las Vegas. (June 18) AssociatedPress More Buzz: Clipped from Ex-boxer Mike Tyson to take a bite out of Broadway | Were they trying to be funny?  Big Apple, Broadway, Bite — whatever! will be in New York August 3rd -5th.  This might…

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Hair She Goes! Audra McDonald Wins Tony for Best Lead Actress | Porgy and Bess Names Best Musical Revival

Clipped from ‘Once’ completes its Cinderella story with a Tony | To no one’s surprise, Audra McDonald was named best lead actress in a musical for “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” which was named best musical revival. It was her fifth Tony Award, at only age 41, tying the competitive record held by Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris. Audra McDonald, left, and Norm … “I was a little girl with a potbelly and afro puffs, hyperactive and overdramatic. And I found the theater, and I found my home,” McDonald said,…

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Atlanta: ONE DAY ONLY: New York-based Broadway Choreographer Ronald K. Brown To Teach Community Dance Class in East Atlanta | April 15th Dance 411 Studios

(Atlanta, GA) – Renowned for his choreography in some of Broadway’s most popular productions and on internationally acclaimed dance companies, New York-based choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director and Choreographer of EVIDENCE: A Dance Company lands his dancing feet in East Atlanta for a ONE DAY ONLY. Learn to dance from him in one of the “DanceAfrica 2013″ Community Dance Classes presented by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s award-winning all-sistah dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble on Sunday, April 15 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m, Dance 411 Studios 475 Moreland AVE Atlanta, GA 30316. At…

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Rosie Perez, Charles Prophet Buzzing at the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway presented by MONTBLANC | PhotoBuzz

(L-R) Actors Sam Rockwell, Elizabeth Banks, director Tony Goldwyn, Leslie Bibb, Rosie Perez, Kathy Najimy, Saffron Burrows and Nia Vardalos attend the 10th annual production of the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway presented by MONTBLANC after party at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on November 15, 2010 in New York City. Actress Julia Stiles, writer Lynn Nottage, writer Kristoffer Diaz and actor Anthony Mackie attend the 10th annual production of the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway presented by MONTBLANC after party at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on…

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Theatre Buzz with special guest Carol Bebelle, Executive Director of the Ashe Cultural Center in New Orleans and co-author of Swimming Upstream

The story of Katrina comes to the stage in Atlanta.  Get the Buzz from New Orleans live with Carol Bebelle. Behind the buzz… Join Yalanda Lattimore with special guest Carol Bebelle, Executive Director of the Ashe Cultural Center in New Orleans and co-author of Swimming Upstream which launches the new season at True Colors, starring Phylicia Rashad, Jasmine Guy, Kerry Washington, Shirley Knight & the women of New Orleans — we’re LIVE & podcast Wednesday, October 28, 2008 8AM LIVE.  Call in 646-652-2642, follow us on twitter, or join us in the chat….

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Kenny Leon from the Stage to the Buzz … Behind the Buzz

When you hear someone say ATL, know that the “T” stands for theatre, thanks to the hard work of its arts community and that of highly acclaimed director, producer and actor Kenny Leon.  Rarely star struck, we do blush at shear brilliance. At we are bursting at the scenes to bring you the buzz… behind the buzz with Kenny Leon and the upcoming season at True Colors Theatre.  Join us LIVE & podcast Tuesday, October 28, 2008 8AM LIVE.  Call in 646-652-2642, follow us on twitter, or join us in…

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