Triple Broadway Week

Triple Broadway Week

While in New York City last week to witness our daughter getting her Master’s Degree, we went to see three Broadway shows. Here are my mini-reviews.

Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

As a longtime Marxist, I was thrilled to finally get to see Frank Ferrante’s one-man show about Groucho Marx, which I’d heard so much about from my friend Mark Evanier. Here’s my review.

Dude, What An Awesome Morning

Dude, What An Awesome Morning

Oklahoma has surpassed California as the state with the most licensed cannabis farms. That news has inspired a new revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, with these updated songs and lyrics. Sing along!

Something On Sondheim

Something On Sondheim

Just a few thoughts about the legendary Broadway musical composer, who died a few days ago at 91.

My Triple Show Week

My Triple Show Week

Since I know I’ve done what’s right to protect myself and others against COVID, I refuse to give up the ability to continue enjoying my life whenever and wherever I like. That’s why last week, I went to three different venues to take in live performances. Here’s the story.

“Come From Away” Comes To TV

“Come From Away” Comes To TV

I have raved about the musical “Come From Away” ever since I saw it on Broadway four years ago. Now a filmed version of the stage show has debuted on Apple TV+. Here’s why I recommend it so strongly.

POTD: “America’s Sexiest Couple”

POTD: “America’s Sexiest Couple”

Looking for something to watch today? Here’s a one-act play by Ken Levine (“Cheers,” “Frasier,” “M*A*S*H”), with Joely Fisher and Tim Daly as stars of a 1990s sitcom who reunite after 25 years. Great performances — and funny, too!

My Christopher Plummer Story

My Christopher Plummer Story

When I heard yesterday that Christopher Plummer had died at 91, I racked my brain to come up with a story about him — then remembered this, from a theatrical performance I witnessed forty years ago.

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