I met Bernadette Peters once.
In my head, that sentence sounds very “Marley was dead: to begin with.” Actually, as I prescribe primarily to The Muppets Christmas Carol… 2,587 more words
Even though the song itself is relatively unknown (and the show in which it appeared even lesser known), this stanza from “Unexpected Song” is still one of my all-time favorite “love song” lyrics. 42 more words
A white, blank page is one the scariest things I know. It’s empty and hollow, demanding and mocking, it’s the abyss that gazes into you. For the titular hero of Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway musical Sunday in the Park With George, it’s life-giving, as the last words of the show reveal: “White. 1,451 more words
Bernadette Peters, who is 69 today, joins the list of musical theater stars to become a headliner. She obtained her Actor’s Equity card at nine and made her Broadway debut in her late teens. 1,447 more words