Do you look for ravishing romantic beauty in your musicals? If so, Maury Yeston is probably on your list of favorite composers. Think of “Only With You” (Nine), “We’ll Meet Tomorrow” (Titanic) or “Love Can’t Happen” (Grand Hotel). If you are a regular follower of this column and took my advice last February, think of […]
Archives for January 17, 2012
January 15, 2012 – The Washington Area Theatre Community Awards announced its judges’ nominations for the 12th annual WATCH awards at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA.
I’m reviewing Stick Fly a couple of weeks after it opened on Broadway because when it was announced, I didn’t have much interest in seeing it. The title eluded me, I’d not heard of any in the cast, I didn’t know the author (Lydia R. Diamond) though she’s had exposure in a variety of regional […]
The Dark Knightmare Before Christmas and Breaking Hunger Recent years have seen the music industry taken over by “mashup artists” – DJs who meld numerous popular songs into a surprising, coherent whole. There’s a similar philosophy at work behind the second year of Landless Theatre Company’s wacky, genial Mashup Festival, which invites audiences to see some […]