Alan Turing The Musical : the tale of a queer wartime hero and gay icon

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  We are often very surprised about how and where composers chose their subject matters when creating a new musical.  So far it’s been The First Lady of Argentina,  a TS Elliot poetry  book about cats, and Tim Rice even based one of his on a game of Chess. Now Joel Goodman & Jan Osborne … Continue reading

And Now For Something Totally Different : The Fabulist Fox Sister

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Don’t feel bad if you have never never heard of Kate Fox aka The Fabulist Fox Sister, because we haven’t either. But thanks to Brit writer/performer Michael Conley that could be all about to change with what he calls ‘ a musical lie.” Loosely inspired by the loosely true story of Kate Fox, who in … Continue reading

Armistead Maupin’s Tales of The City Musical : now streaming online

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  Armistead Maupin’s beloved Tales Of The City started out as a newspaper column over 40 years ago.  They morphed into 9 novels, two television mini-series, and then in 2011 into a musical. With a score by Jake Shears (the lead singer of Scissor Sisters, and John “JJ” Garden, and book by Tony Award winner … Continue reading

As If We Never Said Goodbye : Glen Close is Back

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Twenty four years after she first starred in the Sunset Boulevard, first in L.A. then on Broadway where she won a Tony Award for her performance as Norma Desmond, Glen Close is back in a new revival of the show.   This new production originated in London last year when the English National Opera (ENO) presented … Continue reading

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