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Carol Channing dies at age 97

by Bob Brown
Posted 1/15/19, 10:35 am

American stage and screen actress Carol Channing died Tuesday in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said the actress died of natural causes just days before her 98th birthday. Channing stepped into the national spotlight in 1964 as Dolly in the musical Hello, Dolly!—a Tony Award–winning role she would reprise on Broadway more than 5,000 times. Her big eyes, high-heaped hair, and carved cheeks endeared her to fans, and her wide mouth served as the accomplice to her raspy voice.

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Long lost treasure

Culture | A Spanish play lost for 400 years gets a warm reading before a New York audience
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/18/18, 12:39 pm

A New York moment: 

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A Canadian town’s hospitality

Theater | Revisiting the remarkable 9/11 story of Gander, Newfoundland
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/13/18, 02:33 pm

A New York moment:

This Broadway show has been out for a year, but last week someone gifted me a ticket to Come from Away. It’s based on the true 9/11 story from Gander, Newfoundland. Am I the last person to hear this story? The NBC special on it is a tear-jerker, and captures the essential narrative of Come from Away. If anyone knows any particularly good articles or accounts about Gander, please email me.

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