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Monthly Archives: November 2011



Billy Joel’s LP The Stranger was released at the end of September, 1977, and I’d guess it made its way to our house in Rockland County about two months later, presumably because my mom or dad was into “Just The Way You Are” or “She’s Always A Woman.” (They didn’t buy many records when I was a kid; in fact, the only other one I can recall showing up around this time was Barbra Streisand’s Greatest Hits Volume 2.) Which means that my life was changed some time around the beginning of 1978, although I don’t remember any specific momentRead More »

Investors Check Out “Honeymoon In Vegas” Workshop (NY Times, 11/1/11)


Patrick Healy’s article here. Investors Check Out ‘Honeymoon In Vegas’ Workshop November 1, 2011, 12:50 PM, New York Times A long-gestating musical adaptation of the 1992 movie “Honeymoon in Vegas,” which is perhaps best remembered for its skydiving team of Flying Elvises, was staged in a private workshop last week for theater investors with an eye toward a future production in New York or regionally, according to one of its producers. The film starred Nicolas Cage and Sarah Jessica Parker as a couple whose wedding plans in Las Vegas go awry at the hands of a lovesick gambler played byRead More »