Ragtime — the making of the musical

This story was originally written for the Jewish quarterly Inside Magazine in June, 1998, the month that The Lion King beat Ragtime for the Tony Award as Best Musical of the year. The fortunes of producer Garth Drabinsky changed dramatically in the year after this article was written, and he was charged with falsifying the …

The Hairy Ape brought to life by EgoPo

Eugene O’Neill: The Hairy Ape. EgoPo Classic Theater, Philadelphia 2015

 

The mission of the theater company called EgoPo is to convey emotion through body movement. Lane Savadove, the troupe’s founder and artistic director, indicated this when he devised the name by combining the idea of self, or ego, with the French word for skin, peau,

Any Given Monday you might kill someone

Any Given Monday by Bruce Graham. Delaware Theatre Company, 2014.

 

Driving on the expressway, haven’t you had moments when a reckless driver passes you on the right, then swerves into your lane and cuts you off and you feel a desire to see his car totaled? C’mon, fess up. Sure you have.

Alan Menken & Howard Ashman said …

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