Like many people blessed to have musical theatre in their lives, I often learn about historical events from musicals. I mean, I’m not fully ignorant to the world around me; however if a musical is written about something like a French revolution, life of an acentric mother and daughter in a dilapidated house, assassination attempts of American presidents, Alexander Hamilton or Peter Allen, I’m more likely to investigate it’s origins and in turn learn about said historical event. 695 more words
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn’t tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He’s trying to be utterly fearless.
In the new musical “Tuck Everlasting,” the actor plays a character who simply doesn’t fear death. 627 more words
Today I had the pleasure of reviewing a stage play called “Disgraced”. This was a rarity for me in that normally I have some degree of knowledge about the performance I’m going to see. 503 more words
Self-Released January and February 2016
It’s time to check in with the last couple songs from Matt Duncan’s now-monthly free song project.
“Chutes and Ladders” – 310 more words
Stepping outside London for this one, but Internet-themed podcast Reply All did an interesting episode about the Off-Broadway show Perfect Crime.
Perfect Crime holds the title of the longest running show in New York (it opened on April 18, 1987)… despite a raft of horrible reviews on Yelp. 69 more words