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Monthly Archives: April 2016



Spring has finally arrived, and my spring fever is manifesting itself with a truly over-the-top extravaganza at SubCulture this Saturday night, featuring the amazing LINDSAY MENDEZ (star of Dogfight, Wicked and Godspell), the return of fiddling maniac TODD REYNOLDS, the superannuated CAUCASIAN RHYTHM KINGS, a full horn section, and premieres of three, yes, THREE new songs. (Plus the usual random selections from all the shows and albums.) (Also, Lindsay’s singing some Joni, which is basically like having kosher-for-Passover chocolate chip cookies AND ice cream.) All the ticket information is RIGHT HERE – come celebrate the second night of Pesach withRead More »

Review: ‘Broadway Premieres’ at Symphony Space (NYT 4/8/16)


Stephen Holden’s review ‘Broadway Premieres’ at Symphony Space by Stephen Holden The New York Times Friday April 8, 2016 Is it possible for a musical-theater lover to identify a future pop standard after one listening? Today, not so much. The so-called 11-o’clock-number that brings audiences to cheers still exists, especially in the scores of veteran Broadway composers. But the rules have relaxed, as the typical theater song has become wordier and expanded far beyond the traditional 32-bar form. You could feel all these changes at “Broadway Premieres” on Thursday for the opening-night concert of Project-B-way/95, a 14-event marathon at SymphonyRead More »