Triple Broadway Week

Triple Broadway Week

My wife and I went to New York City last week to celebrate with our daughter as she received her Master’s Degree from NYU. While there, we took in three Broadway shows, and I’m happy to report they were all terrific. We began with “Hangmen,”...
Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

For years and years, my friend Mark Evanier has been posting items on his blog about Frank Ferrante and his one-man show, “An Evening With Groucho.” Unfortunately, I never got to see the show in person because, although he’s performed it in more than...
Dude, What An Awesome Morning

Dude, What An Awesome Morning

According to the NY Times, Oklahoma now has 9,000 licensed cannabis farms. That’s more than California, which has a population ten times larger. That news has inspired a new revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, with updated songs and lyrics. Sing...
Something On Sondheim

Something On Sondheim

I didn’t post anything this weekend about the late Stephen Sondheim — who died a few days ago at 91 — because I have nothing to add to what you can read elsewhere by people much more knowledgeable about him. I enjoyed some of his work (e.g....
My Triple Show Week

My Triple Show Week

I have friends and family members whose fear of COVID is so strong, they can’t harbor the idea of being indoors with a bunch of people they don’t know. But I trust the vaccinations I received in April, so I’ve gone to movies, restaurants, theater,...
“Come From Away” Comes To TV

“Come From Away” Comes To TV

I have raved about “Come From Away” several times since I saw it on Broadway four years ago. It is not only one of the best musicals of the last decade, but arguably deserves a spot on any all-time list. I’m bringing it up again because there’s...