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Southies and strong women, sopranos and starry spangles

Good People is a remarkable play with a cast of six players and a tangle of ambiguities that send you out of the theater wondering what just happened.

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Congratulations Melissa & Rolando!

Dr. Melissa Morrison and Dr. Rolando Toyos were married on July 1st at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. Kelly Pack, sister of the bride; served as matron of honor. Eva Toyos, Allison Cable and Catherine Cable, children of the couple; were the maids of honor. The best man was Alan Markarian.

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In Review

KC BALLET: Ladies with an attitude, fellows in Shakespearean mood
The Kansas City Ballet’s current season is to some extent a tribute to its visionary artistic director, William Whitener, who bids farewell to the company this spring after 17 years here.

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Tara Erraught

IRELAND, GERMANY AND BEYOND: Stealth, planning and artistry have boosted mezzo’s rise to fame
Almost every singer has a “breakthrough” moment, when he or she lands the right role at the right time and scores a deep impression with public and press. For Irish-born mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught that moment came in March 2011, when she was called upon at the last minute to fill in for an ailing Vesselina Kasarova in the role of Romeo in Bellini’s Capuleti e Montecchi.

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