This weekend, I boarded the S.S. American for a 2nd time by attending Wagner College’s production of Anything Goes. Or did I? You see, Cole Porter’s seaworthy tour-de-force is one of those rare shows that has gone through multiple script alterations over the course of its production history. 501 more words
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“What Is This Thing Called Love” is certainly one of Cole Porter’s most inventive songs and, thankfully, it also became popular. 961 more words
Keeping the GAS (Great American Songbook) Flame Burning: “Here’s That Rainy Day”By Roger Crane, the Song Scout
Sometimes great songs are featured in unsuccessful shows. 516 more words
One of Café L’Europe’s greatest assets is about to make a season return.
You’ll know he’s arrived when the restaurant seems to float on melodic reverie and an apricot standard poodle is in the house. 220 more words
This is the twelfth in a series of articles addressing the beloved standards that comprise the Great American Songbook (GAS). 784 more words