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Review – Newsies

Where do I begin? I just saw Disney’s The Newsies at the Benedum Center (brought to Pittsburgh through the Cultural Trust with PNC Broadway Across America). It was sublime. It was my childhood come to life in full, vibrant, insanely-cool color. I grew up watching the VHS of Newsies, I spent a ton of my…

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Interview – Lara Perkins Part One

Today I am so thrilled to have agent Lara Perkins of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency on the site today. She’s so cool and awesome and a great professional. Read any interview and you’ll see what I mean. She’s just that impressive. Some of Lara’s recent titles include THE FANTASTIC FAMILY WHIPPLE by Matthew Ward (Razorbill/Penguin)*, A…

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Interviews, Reviews, Guest Posts

It’s a season of change here on bethanyhensel.com. The biggest change, besides the actual website layout and the covers for my recent book releases, is that I’ll no longer be doing a ton of interviews or reviews on the site. I know, I’m an A&E writer! What the heck? Well, with my writing schedule for…

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Pet Advice!

Hey guys!  Long time, no post! So sorry for the huge delay! I have some great things coming up, including some huge writing announcements, so please stay tuned! But for now, I’m writing to ask for your help! Do any of you have a dog and cat household? I’m looking to bring two dogs into my…

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Review – Legally Blonde

The Civic Light Opera kicked off their summer season with Singin’ in the Rain and now they’re riding that feel good momentum into Legally Blonde, another cute crowd pleaser. It’s colorful, full of positivity and laughter and the two cutest dogs to ever grace the Benedum stage. See? Director Charles Repole stages a brilliant production…

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Review – Singin’ in the Rain

The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera never seems to miss. Whether they’re staging some of the biggest musical numbers like Les Miserables or Miss Saigon, or showing more intimate but no less dazzling fare such as Forever Plaid or A Grand Night For Singing, the CLO always delivers with exceptional confidence and flair. Last night’s production…

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Animal Round Up

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve had a new Animal Round Up, so let’s get right to it! First up, I LOVE the World Wildlife Fund! They always have such cool things on their site. Do yourself a favor and check it out here! How about the first base jumping dog? I was a…