James Marino, Aileen McKenna and Michael Portantiere talk with Ramin Karimloo. Peter Filichia reviews Betty Blue Eyes @ Music Theater of Wichita. Other reviews include Gary Goldfarb: Master Escapist, God’s Country, Marry Harry, Legacy Falls, Crossing Swords, Nobody Loves You and I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road @ City Center.
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PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks being his most recent. His columns appear at MTI, Kritzerland, Masterworks Broadway and many other places.
MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at TalkinBroadway, The Sondheim Review and BroadwayStars. He is also a photographer whose work can be seen at FollowSpotPhoto.com and many other places on the internet.
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Guest: Ramin Karimloo
August 1, 2, 3: Ramin Karimloo
Doors at 7:00pm / Show at 7:30pm
Doors at 9:30pm / Show at 10:00pm
In the world of theatrical performers, Ramin Karimloo is known as one of the most formidable talents in the industry. This Iranian-born Canadian singer began his career in London’s West End playing roles in The Phantom of the Opera and starring as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. When he’s not taking on major roles in the theatre world, Ramin takes the stage as a singer/songwriter. He stops by SubCulture to perform songs off his latest album Human Heart, taking influence from the country, bluegrass, rock, and folk music that he experienced through his life. Alongside with his musical theater training, this combination gives a very specific and personal sounds that will warm the room!
Tix $30/advance and $35/at the door. Buy at: http://raminkarimloo.com/tour
News & Reviews:
PF: Betty Blue Eyes @ Music Theater of Wichita, July 24 – 28
MP: Nobody Loves You @ Second Stage through Aug 11
MP: I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road @ City Center through July 27
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3. Splash closing — Musical Monday’s moving to another venue?
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