But it is overstated.
We’ve been hearing a lot about the so-called “Great American Songbook” in recent years. These are songs from what are supposedly music’s golden years, written by composers and sung by singers long gone. 2,479 more words
My admittedly limited experience with Eleanor Powell musicals from MGM is that they are a mishmash of music, comedic routines, dancing numbers, general extravaganza and a dash of plot just to keep things interesting. 766 more words
We had some guts and some luck
But we were just makin’ a buck
Movies were movies were movies when I ran the show’
Despite it’s credentials (Words and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Michael Stewart) It’s been called the most underrated musical ever and according to Kenneth Bloom, New York based theatre historian, playwright, director, record producer, and author, … 1,218 more words
It says a great deal that John Pizzarelli needs to clarify something before answering the seemingly simple question of what Calgary audiences can expect from his Wednesday night Jack Singer Concert Hall Show. 816 more words