This is Tim Minchin, who I only know from writing the score for "Matilda" and this might be one of the numbers that made people think of him for the job. most of his stuff is slightly more to the point.

This is Tim Minchin, who I only know from writing the score for "Matilda" and this might be one of the numbers that made people think of him for the job. Most of his stuff is slightly more to the point and not something that would make you think "Oh, kids will love this" unless your kids are spending a lot of time in detention.

In honor of the closing of the Philly Fringe Fest, we present some useful theatre production information from the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society.

In honor of the closing of the Fringe Fest, we present some useful theatre production information from the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, via the Guardian:

The interval should never be longer than the two acts put together.

For more guidelines, see their recent article in the Guardian or see their show "The Play That Goes Wrong" at the Duchess Theatre in London.

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After the Roosevelts, the next subject for filmmaker Ken Burns seems obvious. From Lost Moon Radio.

Greg Kennedy juggles. September 5-21, 2014, at the Funicular, 416 W. Coulter St., Philadelphia.

To say Greg Kennedy juggles is to say there is no difference between mashed potatoes or ice cream in a cone. He doesn't just think of new items to toss, but he seems to have figured out an alternate gravity that brings a new angle to the simple toss. You can put Kennedy in a cone -- and it's been done -- and he could think of a new way to juggle.

He performs Theorem September 5-21, 2014, at the Funicular, 416 W. Coulter St., way out in Philadelphia.
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