Oct
19

Backstage at the Egyptian: Ted Williams III of 1619: The Journey of a People

Interview with playwright, professor and performer, Ted Williams III, of 1619: The Journey of a People. KARYN: What can the audience expect to see at your show? TED: Audiences will journey through 400 years of American history. Our work is both contemporary ...

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Oct
12

Backstage at the Egyptian: Dana Herra of This Is My Brave

KARYN: What kind of art forms will the audience see at the event? DANA: You will see a great variety of entertainment at This Is My Brave. There are 9 performers: two poets, two storytellers, four acoustic singers, and an honest-to-goodness mime. K: ...

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Oct
06

Backstage at the Egyptian: Alex Lewis of Lewberger

KARYN: What can the audience expect to see at your show? Alex: A whole mess of hilarious music performed in both a concert and Broadway caliber style. Some old hits and new instant classics. You’re gonna love it! K: What is your ...

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Sep
28

Backstage at the Egyptian: Leslie Cullen of The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra

KARYN: For readers who may not know, what is the “Ragtime Era”? LESLIE: The term refers to early 1900's  America, a very exciting period of expansion, exploration, and inventions. It was also the period when America began finding its own expression ...

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Sep
15

Backstage at the Egyptian: Chris Getsla of BritBeat

Interview with Chris Getsla of BritBeat, coming to our stage on Saturday, September 17th at 8 PM! Interview conducted by Marketing Intern Karyn Holmes. KARYN: Why did you personally want to play music from the Beatles? CHRIS: I did a school project ...

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