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
Bobby Gould in Hell
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 […]
One Man, Two Guvnors
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 […]