Too many changes pissed me off: Ne-Yo is bad enough, but Ne-Yo writing an original song FOR this? Ugh. Removing “I Was Born On The Day Before…… Read more “Music Box: Nobody Beats “The Wiz””
I’m dazed. Literally. I first saw the off-Broadway production back in February, at the Public, as a birthday present to myself. It was a staggering achievement…… Read more “Music Box: Hamilton the Musical – History Is Happening In Manhattan”
How do you mourn a legend who’s lived more than you and me combined? At the ripe old age of 89, the great Elaine Stritch has taken…… Read more “Legacy: Elaine Stritch Everybody Rise!”
Idina Menzel lives in a musical kingdom where she rules as the Queen and her uber-fans are of many facets – her disciples, her defenders, her watchdogs,…… Read more “Music Box: Idina Menzel Live At Radio City Music Hall”
“A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair” was a Stephen Sondheim compilation presented by New York City Center and Jazz At At Lincoln Center,…… Read more “Music Box: The Ladies Who Lunch Medley”
I know – I shouldn’t be so highfalutin because they are totally different organisms – but I’m always a little weary about film versions of beloved musicals…… Read more “Reel Life: The Last 5 Years”
When I first experienced RENT the week it opened, it was during a tumultuous period of my life, a life-altering turbulence. While the issues of HIV/AIDS and… Read more "One Million, Five Hundred Seventy Six Thousand Minutes"