Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Dee Perry catches up with famous dancer, actor, singer and choreographer Maurice Hines as he prepares to perform his orginal show based on his life at Cleveland Play House. Plus, we sit down with 'Lawrence in Arabia' author Scott Anderson to talk about his upcoming appearance at the Beachwood Library and we preview a local production of George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House.
Maurice Hines has been dancing for 65 years, and now he brings to Cleveland an orignal show, Tappin’ Thru Life based on his life story in the entertainment business. Maurice taps his way onto the Allen Theatre for Cleveland Play House now through June 29.
Arts and Culture, Dance, Literature, Theatre
Maurice Hines, actor, singer, dancer, choreographer
Scott Anderson, author
Bernadette Clemens, director
Laura Perrotta, actress
Tom Fulton, actor
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