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Theater Review (Broadway, NYC): ‘On the Town’ by Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green

On the Town Broadway

It would be a shame for any lover of great entertainment who can get to New York City to miss a production that has everything Broadway musicals at their very best can be. Read More »

Theater Review (Staten Island, NY): ‘West Side Story’ by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents at Harbor Lights Theater Company

Aléna Watters, Michael Graceffa and Company in Harbor Lights Theater Company's 'West Side Story,' photo by Bittenbyazebra

With Broadway-class talent and Jerome Robbins's original choreography, this is a production to please newbies and old hands alike. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War’ by Carol J. Oja

Leonard Bernstein

Just in time for the new Broadway revival of 'On the Town' comes a new book showing how the show, with music by Leonard Bernstein, was as groundbreaking socially and politically as it was artistically. Read More »

TV Review: “Six by Sondheim”

Jarvis Cocker sings "I'm Still Here"

If you are like me, you have seen a musical on Broadway or DVD and had a song (or three) become stuck in your brain. Very likely a Sondheim tune. Read More »

Music Review: Sue Halloran and Ken Hitchcock – I Can Cook Too

Halloran and Hitchcock cook up a jazz feast. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Eyran Katsenelenbogen and Andrei Ivanovitch – Classical Meets Jazz: Pictures at an Exhibition, American Premiere in Jordan Hall

Jazz meets Mussorgsky with stunning results. Read More »

First Fiddle: Glenn Dicterow, Concertmaster of NYC’s Ultimate Band, the New York Philharmonic

Everyone “plays their hearts out” and guest conductors often remark on “how fast we get it.” Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): West Side Story (National Tour) at the Pantages Theatre

Somewhat modified from the original, this revival is still a rare treat. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein by Hershey Felder at the Geffen Playhouse

Felder's latest bio-play has less music than usual. Read More »

Maestro Zubin Mehta’s 50 Years With The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

With backstage hallways buzzing with excitement and a healthy dose of chaotic, but creative energy, I still managed to greet the maestro and exchange a few words in my native German, the language he had acquired along with his musical education at the Vienna Musikakademie. Read More »