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 The Rink
An old roller rink slated for demolition is the setting for this thrilling musical about a mother and daughter trying to patch up their relationship while reminiscing about their stormy past.
This unique show was the first collaboration between songwriters Kander and Ebb and playwright McNally, who have a half dozen Tony Awards between them.
www.ilthctr.org /therink.htm   (94 words)

  
 New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock PH-PL
Musically, it's fairly obvious that Julien Valiquette is a fan of Keith Emerson (need I say "of ELP and The Nice"?), and his mix of ELP keyboard bombast, jazzy fusion stylings and also some Canterburian leanings are reminiscent of his countryman Guy LeBlanc (Nathan Mahl).
One musical oddity is that the music remains kind of spacey.
I saw them once in a roller rink where the guitarist donned a pair of rollerblades and ripper through a solo while skating through the crowd!!
www.gepr.net /ph.html   (94 words)

  
 SmithsonianStore.com - Animated Musical Ice Skating Rink
Customers who've bought the "Animated Musical Ice Skating Rink" often buy...
Young or young at heart, you will be spellbound watching the skaters glide around the lighted skating rink to 15 Christmas and 15 classic melodies, including Joy to the World and By the Light of the Silvery Moon.
Reminiscent of ice skating tableaux found on Victorian greeting cards in the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, National Museum of American History, Behring Center.
www.smithsonianstore.com /product_detail.asp?style=97340   (94 words)

  
 To Sleep Perchance to Dance
Camp, who choreographed the national touring company production of Big directed by Eric Schaeffer, readily admits her fondness for musicals (among her Signature credits are The Rink, Cabaret, and Working), but is more challenged when creating dances within classical, often songless plays.
At the end of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for instance, Oberon and Titania, their squabble over a changeling child forgotten, look upon the recently married mortals: Lysander to Helena, Demetrius to Hermia.
For A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Camp is planning to free Shakespeare’s fairies from the earth, setting these ethereal characters loose not on the stage, but above it.
www.shakespearedc.org /pastprod/midkarma.html   (94 words)

  
 WMU Theatre Kiss of the Spider Woman Terrence McNally
Kiss of the Spider Woman won the 1993 Tony Award for "Best Book of a Musical." McNally also collaborated with Kander and Ebb on The Rink.
He collaborated with Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens on "Ragtime (1997)", a musical adaptation of the novel by E.L. Doctorow, which tells the story of Coalhouse Walker Jr., a fiery black piano man who demands retribution when his Model T is destroyed by a mob of white troublemakers.
With "Kiss of the Spider Woman (1992)," McNally turned his attentions to the musical stage, collaborating with John Kander and Fred Ebb on a script that explored the complex relationship between two men caged together in a Latin American prison.
www.wmich.edu /~theatre/shows/spiderwoman/about_mcnally.html   (376 words)

  
 Hippodrome State Theatre: Master Class: Perspectives
Earlier stage works include Bad Habits, The Ritz, Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?, And Things That Go Bump In The Night, Next, and the book for the musical The Rink (music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb).
; and the 1993 Tony for his book of the musical Kiss of the Spiderwoman (music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb).
Terrence McNally won his fourth Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Ragtime (music and lyrics by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens).
thehipp.org /master_class_perspectives.html   (1786 words)

  
 Prince William Sound Community College
He also wrote the book for the musical adaptation of Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman (score by Candor and Ebb) which, directed by Harold Prince, is currently on Broadway and ran in London's West End and for which Mr.
His musical theatre productions include Lieutenant Cable in South Pacific, Older Patrick in A4ame, Prince DeLong in Unsinkable A4olly Brown, James in Shenandoah, First tenor in Music Man, and Lieder Singer in A Little Night Music.
He also wrote The Ritz, which he also adapted for the screen; the book for The Rink (music and lyrics by Kander and Ebb); It's Only a Play (a revival of which was recently mounted at Los Angeles' Doolittle Theatre); Hope in Faith, Hope and Charity; and Prelude and Leibestod.
www.pwscc.edu /theatre_conference_1995_featuredartists.shtml   (3485 words)

  
 1704423ED - The Kander & Ebb Collection - Piano/Vocal Sheet Music
When you hear the names Kander & Ebb, great musicals like "Chicago", "Cabaret", "The Rink", "Funny Lady", "Kiss Of The Spiderwoman" & "Zorba" automatically come to mind.
The Grass Is Always Greener - Composer: John Kander and Fred Ebb- From: Musical "Woman Of The Year"- ©1981
Class - Composer: John Kander and Fred Ebb- From: Musical "Chicago"- ©1975
www.pianospot.com /1704423.html   (3485 words)

  
 John Denner Maker of the Clarinet
What you hear on your recordings are the Denner clarinet prototypes, John Rink (editor), Musical Performance: A Guide to Understanding
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The clarinet was invented sometime in the 1700's by Johann Christoph Denner.
www.comptonssecrettips74.info /john-denner-maker-of-the-clarinet.html   (766 words)

  
 Variety.com - Frost ankles Goodspeed
Before joining Goodspeed, Frost worked as a company manager on several Broadway shows and tours including "A Chorus Line," "Dancin' " and "The Rink." She is president of the board of the National Alliance for Musical Theater, a service org repping 136 theaters in 32 states and six countries.
Goodspeed Musicals is developing a plan -- and a campaign -- for a new $40 million theater.
She will continue to oversee the theater's first two shows of the 2005 season: the revival of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., and the workshop of the musical "The Flight of the Lawnchair Man" at its smaller Norma Terris Theater in Chester.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117917960?categoryid=15&cs=1   (362 words)

  
 Playbill News: Goodspeed Musicals' Sue Frost to Exit the Land Where the Good Songs Go
Recently, Frost helped create the new Goodspeed Musical Theatre Institute in which undergraduate performers or recent grads come to the Goodspeed campus to interact with musical theatre professionals and/or new writers.
Her last Broadway show as company manager was on Kander and Ebb's The Rink.
Frost began at Goodspeed in 1985; the Terris opened the year before and she would soon become its line producer, working on almost 50 new shows.
www.playbill.com /news/article/91065.html   (520 words)

  
 CD Baby: MARK PERREAULT: The Testing LP - from evor
Participating in the recording of the musical, Boston Pops violinst Kristina Nilsson called the music "charming." She and the Newton Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Jeffrey Rink, recorded a suite from "Testing" in April.
After the playwright attended the orchestra premiere of "Hit Tha Town," the conductor announced, "There is hope for American music." On a whim, Aronson showed composer Mark Perreault the script of "Testing." The musician recognized its Broadway potential, and together they adapted the play into a musical.
Originally a play without music, "Testing" received early support from Mark Van Doren, the legendary professor at Columbia University who was portrayed in the 1994 film "Quiz Show." Van Doren spent a lecture praising the merits of Alvin Aronson's play, avowing its Broadway potential.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/perreaultm/from/evor   (594 words)

  
 Tower Records - The Testing LP - Mark Perreault
Participating in the recording of the musical, Boston Pops violinst Kristina Nilsson called the music "charming." She and the Newton Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Jeffrey Rink, recorded a suite from "Testing" in April.
"Testing the Musical" celebrates those values of the American spirit and aims to fill a void on Broadway.
Originally a play without music, "Testing" received early support from Mark Van Doren, the legendary professor at Columbia University who was portrayed in the 1994 film "Quiz Show." Van Doren spent a lecture praising the merits of Alvin Aronson's play, avowing its Broadway potential.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=2909702   (594 words)

  
 Breaking the Ice (1938) - Yahoo! Shopping
Ten-year-old singing sensation Billy Breen stars in this unusual ice skating musical as Tommy, a boy who gets a job at a Philadelphia ice skating rink in order to help his widowed mom (Dolores Costello) get out from under the thumb of their unbearably stern relatives (Margaret Hamilton and Billy Gilbert).
At the rink, Tommy meets up with six-year-old figure skating prodigy Irene Dare, and things start looking pretty bright.
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www.anabarmall.com /chita.html   (163 words)

  
 Austria : Calendar of Events
Instead of Mozart Week, the festival in 2006 might be called the Mozart year, as activities honoring the 250th anniversary of the birth of the fabled composer will be marked by special musical events throughout the entire year.
During the coldest months of Austrian winter, the monumental plaza between the Town Hall and the Burgtheater is flooded and frozen; lights, loudspeakers, and a stage are hauled in, and the entire civic core is transformed into a gigantic ice-skating rink.
Vienna's biggest night is launched by the famed concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=1757&catID=1757030003   (163 words)

  
 BBC - Radio 3 - Music Matters - 24 April 2005
The Musical Madhouse (Les Grotesques de la musique), Written by Hector Berlioz and Translated and edited by Alastair Bruce is published in paperback by the University of Rochester Press at £17.99.
Composers, impresarios and audiences are treated to the same caustic wit, but the writing also creates a vivid picture of 19th century musical life.
For this production, the performance will take place in a disused ice-rink in the centre of Birmingham.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio3/musicmatters/pip/zala4   (163 words)

  
 Macbeth
Thanks to the Chorus pro Musica and conductor Jeffrey Rink, Boston listeners got a rare opportunity to hear just what a thrilling work it really is...
Rink provided a clear sense of Verdi's dramatic and musical design." Loyd Schwartz, Boston Phoenix
Jason Stearns of the Metropolitan Opera and Linda Roark-Strummer of the New York City Opera and many international companies, sang Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
www.concertoperaboston.org /macbeth.html   (276 words)

  
 Music and Gesture, Norwich, UK, August 2003
Papers on the following topics are encouraged, though all proposals will be considered: * Rehearsal and performance * Semiotics and temporality * Kinetics and body movement * Theory, Analysis and interpretation * Improvisation * Subjectivity, voice and rhetoric * Technology and gesture * Music education and music therapy * Musical gestures in other media e.g.
This conference seeks to explore the ways in which gestures function in and in relation to musical practice, whether performance, listening, composition, or other such activities.
The final programme and booking information will be available in March 2003 at www.uea.ac.uk/~q519.
www.sun.rhbnc.ac.uk /Music/Conferences/03-8-mag.html   (276 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Avril Lavigne
At first distinguished from her female peers because of her affinity for the baseball field in the summer and the hockey rink in the winter, Avril became recognizable in the community on the basis of her musical performances.
Avril stands out in the current sea of female teen vocalists as a distinctly un-manufactured artist whose success can be directly linked to her musical talents.
While it can be a little tiring listening to Avril's publicists hype her as the independent wild child, you have to respect a 17-year-old who can hit the Billboard Top 10 on the strength of her own vocal and songwriting abilities.
www.askmen.com /women/singer_100/135_avril_lavigne.html   (440 words)

  
 Playbill News: Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life Extends World Premiere Run Again
She has won Tony Awards for her performances in two Kander and Ebb musicals, The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman, and was also nominated for her work in Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, Bring Back Birdie, Merlin, Jerry's Girls and her most recent outing, the Tony-winning revival of Nine.
The musical celebration of the life and art of singer-actress-dancer Chita Rivera began previews Sept. 10 and opened Sept. 22 for a limited run originally slated through Oct. 23.
Writer McNally said in a statement, "Chita Rivera is our strongest link to the Golden Age of the American Musical.
www.playbill.com /news/article/95567.html   (653 words)

  
 Chita on Encyclopedia.com
Liza and Chita come to musical terms of endearment in a Broadway whirl called The Rink.
CHITA SEES A GHOST.(Chita Rivera to star in "Casper the Musical")(Brief Article)
366,000), capital of Chita region, SE Siberian Russia, at the confluence of the Chita and Ingoda rivers and on the Trans-Siberian RR.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Chita.asp   (385 words)

  
 James Herbert Marshall of Leicester (Musician)
Marshall took old musical instruments in part exchange for new ones and such was the level of business that in the winter of 1884 he was forced to hold a clearance sale of second-hand pianos as well as opening a sheet music branch in Gallowtree Gate.
The first of many shops owned by James Herbert Marshall, a former Guardsman and commercial traveller for a firm of piano manufacturers, was built opposite the skating rink on the corner of Rutland Street and Humberstone Gate.
The grand opening of "Marshall's Midland Musical Depot" (the name board can still be seen over the windows) was celebrated by a grand concert and sale at which, it was said, no reasonable offer was refused.
www.leicesterandleicestershire.com /James_Marshall.htm   (640 words)

  
 Playbill News: DIVA TALK: A Backwards Glance—the 1984 Tonys PLUS Ripley, Menzel and Jones
Kert then presented the Best Book of a Musical Award to Harvey Fierstein, also for La Cage.
That award preceded the final portion of the Kander and Ebb salute, which included Raquel Welch and Marilyn Cooper's humorous "The Grass Is Always Greener" and Minnelli and Rivera's "Wallflower" from that season's The Rink.
One of the evening's tightest races, the other nominees in that category included Stephen Sondheim (for Sunday in the Park with George), Kander and Ebb (for The Rink) and Richard Maltby Jr.
www.playbill.com /news/article/93814.html   (3299 words)

  
 Who's Who in Musicals: E
Kander and Ebb Broadway scores include The Happy Time (1968), Zorba (1968), The Act (1978), Chicago (1975), Woman of the Year (1981), The Rink (1984), the Tony-winning Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993), and Steel Pier (1997).
Superb musical dramatists, they are masters at the dying art of writing songs that can stand on their own while being fully integrated into the show they are written for.
Kander and Ebb worked on musical versions of The Visit and The Skin of Our Teeth.
www.musicals101.com /who2d.htm   (3299 words)

  
 Central Park The Complete Guide at CentralPark.com
Tucked away at the northern end of Central Park Lasker Rink offers skating lessons and hockey.
Enjoy the winter weather with a visit to Central Park's Wollman Rink.
This year's annual Earth Day Celebration will take place at the Naumberg Bandshell and along The Mall in Central Park and will feature live musical performances, demonstrations, arts and crafts, games, and special tours.
www.centralpark.org   (210 words)

  
 Gaylord Entertainment Center is Nashville’s top location for music and sports.
The Gaylord Entertainment Center serves as a tribute to Nashville's musical heritage.
Located above sections 109-110, the Party Zone is a spacious eating and drinking area that actually overlooks the rink.
The Arena, an exciting and modern entertainment facility, has the flexibility to host national touring events, major professional sports franchises, musical concerts, as well as hometown entertainment.
www.thequartersinn.com /gaylord-entertainment-center-nashville.html   (473 words)

  
 Who's Who in Musicals: I To K
Kander and Ebb's musicals are notable for their often startling originality, each score having a unique sound and style.
Kander and Ebb's later scores included The Happy Time (1968), Zorba (1968), 70 Girls 70 (1971), Chicago (1975), Woman of the Year (1980), The Rink (1984), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993), Steel Pier (1997) and the films Funny Lady (1975) and New York, New York (1977).
MGM immortalized the team in the entertaining and highly fictionalized biographical musical Three Little Words (1950).
www.musicals101.com /who5.htm   (473 words)

  
 Playbill News: Tony Winners Monk, Naughton, Rivera, Ziemba and More Pay Tribute to John Kander at May 15 Benefit
With the late Fred Ebb, John Kander wrote the scores for Flora, the Red Menace; Cabaret; The Happy Time; Zorba; 70, Girls, 70; Chicago; The Act; Woman of the Year; The Rink; And the World Goes 'Round; Kiss of the Spider Woman and Steel Pier.
Under artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Encompass New Opera Theatre is dedicated to "creating, developing and producing imaginative productions of new music theatre and contemporary opera." They will next offer A Gertrude Stein Musical Trilogy June 15-18 in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space.
A host of Broadway performers will take part in the musical tribute, including Jason Danieley, Peter Howard, Marin Mazzie, Debra Monk, James Naughton, Chita Rivera, Richard Thomas and Karen Ziemba.
www.playbill.com /news/article/92584.html   (473 words)

  
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