Archives for March 5, 2013

Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical

With some musicals, there aren’t enough interesting things to write about to make up a single slender volume. Show Boat, on the other hand, has been the topic of a small library of interesting works, including Miles Krueger’s landmark “Show Boat: The Story of a Classic American Musical.” Now, Todd Decker makes a significant addition […]

The Wiz

It’s hard to explain America’s fascination with The Wizard of Oz other than to say it’s an enduring one.  L. Frank Baum’s classic book The Wonderful World of Oz inspired a Hollywood movie and numerous stage adaptations, including some that put a unique spin on the material.

Signature’s new season includes a new play and 3 new musicals

Arlington’s Signature Theatre will feature four world premieres among its eight 2013-2014 productions, the company announced today.

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