Archives for: February 2011
It seems incongruous that Judy Collins has made the Café Carlyle, once home to the suave Bobby Short, her home away from home. But the folk/pop singer brings such a warm, homey atmosphere to the swanky environs that she seems to fit right in. Curren… more »
Most contemporary operas come and go while leaving nary a trace in the cultural zeitgeist. A rare exception is John Adams’ Nixon in China, which is finally making its debut at the Metropolitan Opera a mere 24 years after its world premiere. The orig… more »
You probably haven’t heard of them yet, but it’s only a matter of time until you do. Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk are a musical theater composing team who has won virtually every prize there is for promising up-and-comers, including the Kleban, Jon… more »
Book Reviews: Best American Short Plays of 2008-2009 ; Applause Libretto Library Series - The Sound of Music, Avenue Q, Oklahoma!
If the one-act play form is an endangered species, the folks at Applause Theatre & Cinema Books don’t seem to know it. They’ve just released The Best American Short Plays 2008-2009, the latest annual edition of their invaluable long-running series. E… more »