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  2. Sight & Sound Theatres - Wikipedia

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    Sight & Sound Theatres. Sight & Sound Theatres is an entertainment company that produces Bible stories live on stage. Based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Sight & Sound operates two theaters: one in Ronks, Pennsylvania (formerly known as the Millennium Theatre) and the second in Branson, Missouri. Each year, more than a million people from ...

  3. Queen Esther (artist) - Wikipedia

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    Queen Esther partnered with The Francesca Harper Project to further explore Billie Holiday's body of work through movement, sound and vision in Billie Holiday: Deconstructed, a theatrical performance that premiered at the Harlem Arts Festival in June, 2012. Queen Esther was a 2021 New Perspectives Theater Company Short Play Lab Member.

  4. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne - Wikipedia

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    George Frideric Handel. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne ( HWV 74) is a secular cantata composed by George Frideric Handel to a libretto by Ambrose Philips, of which the first line, " Eternal source of light divine ", provides an alternative title for the work. It was probably composed during January 1713 for a performance on 6 February 1713 ...

  5. Organ concertos, Op. 4 (Handel) - Wikipedia

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    J. Mattheson, Der Vollkommene Capellmeister, 1739 Handel's six organ concertos were published in 1738 by John Walsh as the composer's Opus 4. The four concertos HWV 290–293 had been written to be played in the intervals of performances of his oratorios Esther, Deborah and Athalia in March and April 1735 in the newly opened theatre of John Rich in Covent Garden ; the other two concertos HWV ...

  6. Sondheim Theatre - Wikipedia

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    Sondheim Theatre. / 51.511944; -0.132778. The Sondheim Theatre (formerly the Queen's Theatre) is a West End theatre located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street in the City of Westminster, London. It opened as the Queen's Theatre on 8 October 1907, as a twin to the neighbouring Hicks Theatre (now the Gielgud Theatre) which had ...

  7. Esther Before Ahasuerus (Tintoretto) - Wikipedia

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    Royal Collection. Esther Before Ahasuerus is a large painting of 1546–47 by the Venetian painter Tintoretto showing a scene from the Greek addition to the Book of Esther, in which Queen Esther faints during a bold intervention with her husband King Ahasuerus of Persia. In oil on canvas, it measures 207.7 by 275.5 centimetres (81.8 in × 108.5 ...

  8. Esther - Wikipedia

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    Esther. Esther, [a] originally Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible. According to the biblical narrative, which is set in the Achaemenid Empire, the Persian king Ahasuerus falls in love with Esther and marries her. [1] His grand vizier Haman is offended by Esther's cousin and guardian Mordecai because of ...

  9. Purim spiel - Wikipedia

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    The Purim spiel is considered the "only genuine folk theater that has survived a thousand years in European culture." [1] Integrating texts, theater, music, dance, songs, mimes, and costumes, the Purim spiel is considered to be the origin of Yiddish theatre. [2] The descriptive term "Purim spiel" became widely used among Ashkenazi Jews as early ...