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How ‘Average’ Howard Barnes Became an Above-Average Musical

Composer Michael Kooman and book writer/lyricist Christopher Dimond celebrate their "average" world-premiere CD.

‘Chick Flick: The Musical’ Should Be Your Quick Pick

We should all celebrate voices -- even those not necessarily our own.

For Bob Dylan Musical, Conor McPherson Jettisons the Jukebox

"Hurricane," "Forever Young," “Like a Rolling Stone” -- but not always where you'd expect them.

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ Rocks Broadway

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. But it can strike near enough.

Playlist for a Polarized America for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Over the holidays, can our divided America reach across the table? Let's use a playlist and find out.

Sorry Taylor–John Reuben Has the Boldest Comeback of 2017

The innovative rapper is back -- with a message his Christian fans may not want to hear.

Peace in 1,800,000 Steps: Songwriter Rand Bishop’s Journey

Fed up with the country's meanness, Rand Bishop took 1,800,000 radical steps.

Singing Sondheim in the Age of Donald Trump

There are ways in which Sondheim is more than a musician; he's almost a life philosopher.

Carnegie Hall Celebrates 125 Years of Great Performances

Explore the history of Carnegie Hall as it celebrates its 125th anniversary

“Hamilton” Makes Musical History

That a musical -- a musical! -- should recount a gritty slice of American history so beaut

Misheard Lyrics of the 1970s: Child Logic

Maturity might bring divinity, but that's NOT what Tennille said.

Tony Noms for Best Score, Then and Now: What’s Changed?

What does it mean when the best Broadway songs are almost all in the Tony-nominated revivals?

Zoë Wanamaker Talks Theater Here and Abroad

The Anglo-American actress gabs about the Encores! "Zorba!" and much more.

No Wombs for Rent: The Dolce & Gabbana Debate We Didn’t...

The moral and emotional implications of a purchased family.

Overreaching Revisions of Broadway Revivals

"Gigi" and "An American in Paris" underline a disturbing trend.

“Hamilton” as Superb Edutainment

Lin-Manuel MIranda's new musical has extra-special potential.

Noir of the Greasepaint, Spell on the Crowd

The last great musical comedy of the 20th century returns.

Peace On Earth: How Do We Begin?

Dreams of one naive citizen -- but we used to be a country of dreamers.

Vienna Remembers Lennon, Lamarr, Velázquez

Experiencing of other artists abound, including Giacometti, Toulouse-Lautrec, Tony Conrad, and Georg Friedrich Haas.

Geniuses Jungr and Epperson at Work and Play

Barb Jungr and John Epperson (separately) display their extraordinary talent.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?