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Friday, February 14, 2020

If that audiobook narrator sounds familiar, check your theater program by Peggy McGlone

When not onstage, some local actors are putting their dramatic skills to work making “talking books” at the Library of Congress.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A second shot for ‘Hamilton’ at the Kennedy Center: Tickets go on sale in March by Peggy McGlone

The megahit hip-hop musical will run June 16-Sept. 20 in the Opera House.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ leads Helen Hayes nominations by Peggy McGlone

Constellation Theatre musical scores 11 nods for Washington-area theater honors.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

George W. Bush’s ‘Courage’ paintings to be the first exhibition in Kennedy Center’s new space by Peggy McGlone

The Reach will host the traveling show of 66 works from Oct. 7 to Nov. 15.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field and Linda Ronstadt are among this year’s recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors by Peggy McGlone

WASHINGTON – Weather aside, it will be a sunny day in December at the Kennedy Center Honors, when Big Bird, Elmo and the rest of “Sesame Street” make history as the first television pr…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Trump appoints Jon Voight, Mike Huckabee and 8 others to Kennedy Center board by Peggy McGlone

New trustees will serve remainder of six-year terms of those stepping down.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

For third year in a row, Trump’s budget plan eliminates arts, public TV and library funding by Peggy McGlone

The $4.7 trillion spending plan aims to eliminate NEA, NEH and PBS.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Kennedy Center canceled Tuesday performance of ‘Hamilton’ because of air-conditioning malfunction by Peggy McGlone

A building-wide air-conditioning problem caused the cancellation of the hit-show.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

'Hamilton' is offering $10 lottery tickets for every D.C. performance. Here's how to get them. by Peggy McGlone

The Kennedy Center announces details for a ticket lottery that will allow 40 lucky fans to see the hit musical for $10.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Couldn't get tickets to 'Hamilton' at the Kennedy Center? More are now available. by Peggy McGlone

The arts center has placed tickets for sale to just about every performance of the run, despite selling out all but the high-end premium seats on March 26.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

The can’t-miss shows of the Kennedy Center’s unprecedented Cuba festival by Peggy McGlone

400 artists will be taking part in “Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World.”

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Monday, March 26, 2018

The dedicated, and the lucky, score tickets to ‘Hamilton’ at the Kennedy Center by Peggy McGlone

Hundreds waited in the cold at the arts center and tens of thousands waited online for seats to the blockbuster musical.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Tickets for ‘Hamilton’ at Kennedy Center go on sale to public March 26 by Peggy McGlone

Computer problems plagued the arts center’s pre-sale for members.

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What you need to know to buy a ‘Hamilton’ ticket by Peggy McGlone

The Kennedy Center offers rules and guidelines.

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Kennedy Center charges 'Hamilton' ticket buyers more than advertised; computer blamed by Peggy McGlone

The Kennedy Center said customers would be charged the amount cited during the transaction, not the higher amount.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

When presenting a bouquet to a ballerina, don’t trip! by Peggy McGlone

Kennedy Center ushers share the secrets of giving flowers after a performance.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Kennedy Center president lures high-priced stars yet sparks an exodus among senior staff by Peggy McGlone

Deborah Rutter brings in Yo-Yo Ma, Q-Tip and Renée Fleming as advisers while 11 executives leave.

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Before his final bow, a Kennedy Center veteran hands out one last backstage pass by Peggy McGlone

Mickey Berra tells of drinking Scotch with Princess Margaret, smoking a stogy with George Burns, placing a football bet for Elizabeth Taylor, and shooting the breeze with James Brown. He rem…

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by Peggy McGlone

Anticipation over “Hamilton” coming to the Kennedy Center in 2018 fueled a flood of sales for next season – the one before the season that includes the current Broadway smash. The arts…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

McCarter Theatre Center wants to hear from audiences about their experiences by Peggy McGlone

The Princeton theater will host three public conversations and an online survey to gain audience reaction that could lead to new or improved programs.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Arts and music groups use small events to bring audiences closer by Peggy McGlone

Arts groups raise money and cultivate supporters by hosting intimate events that allow patrons to get up to the artists and performers.

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Friday, August 9, 2013

Still no leaders for embattled NEA, NEH by Peggy McGlone

Arts advocates say the agencies, and the cultural work they support, are in danger without permanent leadership in place.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

N.J. arts council awards 208 grants totalling almost $15.7 million by Peggy McGlone

At annual meeting in Trenton, arts council awards grants for theater, art, music, dance and education

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Newark, Orange and Perth Amboy win NEA 'Our Town' grants by Peggy McGlone

Three towns share $250,000 from $4.7 million fund to support creative placemaking

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Dodge Foundation awards $2.3 million in grants to arts and arts ed programs by Peggy McGlone

Awards support theaters, museums, dance and school-based education programs

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Rutgers U's Mason Gross and George Street Playhouse team up for 'Our Town' by Peggy McGlone

Professional theater and arts college launch partnership that will let students launch pro careers at New Brunswick theater

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Prudential CEO voted co-chair of N.J. Performing Arts Center by Peggy McGlone

John Strangfeld joins William Marino as co-chairman of NJPAC Board of Directors

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Rutgers arts grads bring expertise to local high school theater class by Peggy McGlone

Mason Gross School of the Arts alums offer hands-on lessons, mentoring to New Brunswick high schoolers

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

N.J. theaters team up to offer discounted tickets to 2 Noel Coward comedies by Peggy McGlone

Two River, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ offer discount ticket package to 'Present Laughter' and 'Fallen Angels'

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

N.J. Arts Council awards last of '13 funds at meeting in Englewood by Peggy McGlone

Council closes book on FY2013 by awarded 6 grants to arts ed, media and poetry

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Newark arts group wins national 'creative placemaking' grant by Peggy McGlone

Lincoln Park organization is first N.J. project to win award from 3-year-old program

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