Why Hal Prince's Death Matters So Much

The news of Hal Prince’s death hit the theater community on Wednesday like a bomb of sorrow, love and gratitude for a life that generously gave everything he had to building musical theater up to its historically highest level.  From…

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What's Missing on Broadway These Days?

The book of Ecclesiastes says there is nothing new under the sun (Eccl 1:9).  Perhaps that explains how I feel when I look at the selection of new musicals coming to Broadway this season (you can see a list here

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Carousel Revival - A Rich Spiritual Layer Cake

A Breath of Fresh Air  

Wow.  This is the fourth time I have seen Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, and it is the fourth time after watching it I am gutted and tear-logged.  While I have seen some fantastic shows on…

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What is your Vision?

Some may think that being a musical theater artist is all about self-glory. However, anyone working on a musical knows that their job is just one part of a bigger vision.  

Whether one is a performer, designer, or musician…

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Come from Away: The Wonder of Reality

I’m still a little water-logged from the tears after seeing Come From Away this afternoon.  Despite the fact that everyone has been saying it’s so beautiful, moving, etc., I wasn’t sure it would have the same effect on me.  I…

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Welcome to My Blog!

You’re probably thinking, another one of those artists with another one of those blogs, eh?  Well, yes, but hopefully you’ll find this one to be a little different.  I like to look at the arts, particularly musical theater, through a…

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