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Burt Bacharach is Still Pretty Damn Cool

The following post is a revised and substantially expanded version of an article that appeared in the Austin American-Statesman/austin360.com on Nov. 21, 2014.

Inevitable preface: I don’t usually do these kinds of jazz improvisations on a journalism theme, so to speak, but  this particular subject seemed to demand a longer treatment, even if only for a blog post. 2,555 more words

Music

News: Patina Miller and Norm Lewis to Appear in 2014 CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade - BWWtv

Attention ‘Madam Secretary’ and ‘Scandal’ fans! ‘Madam Secretary’s’ Patina Miller and ‘Scandal’s’ Norm Lewis are set to appear in the 2014 CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade… 81 more words

Scandal (ABC)

TONY Award Committee Machinations

TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS

FOR THE FIRST TIME DURING THE 2014-2015 SEASON

TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY

New York, NY (November 13, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of seven Broadway productions for the 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. 576 more words

Gay

Avenue Q - the Musical

In Director Peter Jorgensen’s note he says “I can now add muppet-porn to my resume!” So, with that in mind, this play promotes itself with a warning of ‘full puppet nudity and other vulgarities and will induce laughter’, and it’s true, so true. 478 more words

Broadway Musicals

Cole Porter - Anything Goes (1934)

Cole Porter – Anything Goes (1934)

 

Times have changed
And we’ve often rewound the clock
Since the Puritans got a shock
When they landed on Plymouth Rock. 311 more words

Blogs

Broadway To Welcome The Temptations, The Four Tops

Motown in the first city New York, as the Broadway musical ‘Motown comes to a end, the Motown greats, The Temptations and The Four Tops will play the Palace Theatre together for seven show between Dec. 50 more words

Entertainment News

A Dutch Angels in America Soars at BAM

When Tony Kushner’s Angels in America premiered on Broadway in 1993, it felt physically immediate. It felt like one of our own neurotic, stressed-out New Yorkers showing us to ourselves in familiar locales like Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain or the steps of the New York State Supreme Courthouse in Lower Manhattan, but during extended moments of heart-rending difficulty. 884 more words

Brooklyn Academy Of Music