Saturday , May 25 2024

Dance

Theater Review (NYC Off Broadway): ‘Ziegfield’s Midnight Frolic’ by Cynthia von Buhler

In her day Ziegfeld Follies star Olive Thomas was a celebrity and beauty who was Ziegfeld's mistress. Her life took an interesting turn when she married Jack Pickford and took an even more eventful turn when she went with him to the lavish Hotel Ritz in Paris. Behind the backdrop of the Roaring Twenties style and scantily dressed Ziegfeld Follies girls is the story of Olive Thomas and Ziegfield's Midnight Frolic. And what a story it is.

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

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

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

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.

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