Posts Tagged Performing arts

Kelli Barrett, in ‘Doctor Zhivago,’ on her ‘dream’ life

This photo provided by Polk & Co., Kelli Barrett and Tam Mutu in a scene from the play "Doctor Zhivago" in New York.  Barrett, who has been on Broadway in "Wicked," "The Royal Family" and "Baby It's You!" this month takes her biggest acting step _ playing Lara in the new musical of "Doctor Zhivago" directed by Des McAnuff. Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning tale of five intertwined lovers during the Russian civil war was made into a 1965 film version starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. (Matthew Murphy via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelli Barrett wanted to be an actress at a young age. How young? “From birth,” she says. “It was always what I wanted.”

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Review: Broadway’s ‘Fun Home’ is a deeply moving triumph

This photo provided by O&M Co shows Sydney Lucas as Small Alison, Beth Malone as Alison, and Emily Skeggs as Medium Alison in "Fun Home" at Circle in the Square Theatre in New York. "Fun Home," with a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori, played for four months at the off-Broadway Public Theater last year. It's been adapted from Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir about growing up in a funeral home with a closeted gay dad.(Joan Marcus via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The best commercial for a Broadway show this season isn’t on TV. It’s on Broadway itself, in the stunning, deeply moving “Fun Home.”

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