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Your showtune for September 11 is

“Not a Day Goes By” – Merrily We Roll Along

Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

A man contemplates the last twenty years of his life and the choices he’s made in this musical told in reverse chronological order based on the play by George S Kaufman and Moss Hart.  51 more words


Moss Hart


Just watched Act One, about the early playwriting life of Moss Hart. And if George Hamilton here was anything like the real Moss Hart, which he wasn’t, then Moss Hart was one of the most precious little two dimensional loathsome creeps on the Great White Way. 158 more words


Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one’s own. – Moss Hart http://ift.tt/21NE4qB

Moss Hart

Moss Hart, From 'Act One' (1959)

Each actor sits at his make-up table, staring into the brilliantly lit mirror at his own image, making the proscribed movements that will detach him still further from the world of reality and allow him to achieve the anonymity of complete disguise. 158 more words

Poetry + Prose

All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say...

All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say ‘No’ and said ‘Yes’. – Moss Hart: http://dlvr.it/D69sdd

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There’s really no IMAGERY at all in this film, but look — a primordial Dean Stockwell!

“Be nice to the next Jew you meet, because he might be a gentile,” is how one friend characterized GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT, rather acidly, in which journalist Gregory Peck goes undercover as a Jew. 423 more words


Sing For Your Supper: Dick and Larry in the '30s (IV)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our six week series on the yet-to-be covered ’30s scores of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, whose work from both the ’20s and ’40s has been well represented here.  583 more words