“A Christmas Carol” Choreographed by Lorin Latarro is a ‘Delightful Treat’!

“But as much as we may need a life-changing lesson, the joy abounds in Immerwahr’s production as well. With music by the late composer Michael Friedman and choreography by Lorin Latarro, the raucous party scenes lift the soul out of any darkness.

These various celebrations also allow the cast’s diversity to shine – actors of all shapes, sizes, colors, ages, and types make up the cast and the community ensemble with an effortless flair throughout the stage, aisles, and lobby.”

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A Dancing Dream Come True: Sara Mearns is the Sugar Plum Fairy

“It was a dream come true for the hundred-plus Eastern Connecticut Ballet students performing in their annual production of The Nutcracker at the Garde Arts Center Saturday afternoon — for them, it was their chance to dance alongside their ‘Queen,’ New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns.

‘She looked at me!’ one young dancer, who just finished her performance next to Mearns, said after running offstage.”

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Actor Nathan James Explores Emotions In His One Man Show “Growing Pains”

“As a young black man, playwright Nathan James often felt like he had to mask his emotions. The Pittsburgh native returns to the August Wilson Center this week to perform his one man play Growing Pains. 90.5 WESA’s Virginia Alvino Young recently spoke with James about his show, which looks at how and where we grow up impacts who we become. ”

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