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Michael Korie

Women Aging Gracefully -- Or Not

George Heymont | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Anyone who has paid the slightest attention to American advertising over the past few decades knows that we live in a youth-obsessed society. From Botox injections to "anti-aging creams," products and services are constantly being hyped that purport to make a person look wrinkle-free and younger than their stated age.

Smotherly Love: Grey Gardens: The Musical at Bay Street

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Starring the two Edies Beale, inseparable mother and daughter, the nonfiction film spawned an HBO movie from the Broadway play, book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. The evolution from the facts of the mother-daughter symbiosis uncovered by David and Albert Maysles is a story with its own momentum.

Easy Listener: Why You Should Know Singer Joyce Breach

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

There's a world-class pop singer you may not know about but absolutely should. She's Joyce Breach, who's been hiding her mellow light under lucky urban bushes.

Stage Door: The Grapes of Wrath, Pablo Aslan

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

A compelling story can be mined in several mediums. In its latest incarnation, The Grapes of Wrath is now a concert. Librettist Michael Korie explains why the 70-year-old story retains its power.