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Monthly Archives: March 2005

Broadway’s Broadway, but L.A.’s invigorating


“It goes song, song, song, song, intermission, song, song, song, lynch,” quipped Jason Robert Brown at a recent one-night-only singer-songwriter concert of his work at North Hollywood’s El Portal Theatre. He was introducing the opening number of “Parade,” the ambitious musical about the anti-Semitic lynching of Leo Frank in 1915 Georgia that won Brown the 1999 Tony for its score but famously closed after 85 performances. The lanky, dark-haired Brown, 35, had reason to be in a confident, even jocular mood: “Parade” happens to be, as he put it, “the only one of my musicals not currently playing at aRead More »



Welcome! (Don’t be confused by the date. I’m really writing this on March 17, 2008.) If you’ve made it to this page, it’s because you’re auditioning this Saturday for the all-teen band of “13”. We’re all very excited to meet you at Carroll’s (you can find the address and other information about Carroll Music by clicking that word there), and to put together a truly smokin’ band. Remember that sign-in time on Saturday is at 9 am, and we expect to start playing at 10. These are the five musicians we are looking to hire: 1) Keyboard – must beRead More »