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Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 2nd 2018

Cheers and good-luck wishes go to today’s recipients of 2018 Tony® Award nominations for excellence on the Broadway stage. Three prominent contenders, all previous winners, belong to the Twilight Time

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In His Own Words

In His Own Words

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2018

After decades of writing melodies ranging from cleverly ragtag to professionally functional to supremely memorable with words by Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers, following the

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Midsummer Comic Depths

Midsummer Comic Depths

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 14th 2017

Since Wonder Wheel (2017) won’t arrive until December, Woody Allen fans will be denied what has become a customary summertime theatrical release in recent years. So the deprived among us can consol

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Cat's Championship Casting

Cat's Championship Casting

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 23rd 2017

Would the Western comedy favorite Cat Ballou (1965), which galloped onto movie screens 52 years ago tomorrow and became of its year’s Top 10 box-office hits, have the same audience-pleasing impact

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Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 1st 2017

Seven weeks ago, singer/actor Pat Boone attended the red-carpet Hollywood premiere of his latest movie A Cowgirl’s Story (2017) and talked about the film’s message of family and faith, two key mark

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