The account of young American Jews who created some of the most popular and enduring superheroes of the golden age of comic books — invincible heroes who stood for truth and justice — while Jewish civilization in Europe was devastated by mechanized hatred and accessory indifference is a goldmine for profound drama.
Archives for June 5, 2012
David Mamet’s one act paired with Zachary Fernebok’s Navigating Turbulence One of the characteristics of a good play, or a good piece of music, is that it can receive different interpretations and still be successful. A case in point is American Ensemble Theater’s production of David Mamet’s Bobby Gould in Hell, now in its last week at […]
Next Sunday’s Tony Awards ceremony will be most interesting for collectors of “show music” when they announce the winner of the award for “Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.” There are four nominees, but only two of them are scores of musicals: Alan Menkin and Jack Feldman’s Newsies and Frank Wildhorn […]