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Rodgers and Hart

Arlene Wolff -- More Than You Know -- Cabaret at Stage 72/The Triad-NYC

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Peter Martin, the owner of the theatre Stage 72/The Triad, has been responsible for the elegant renovation and upkeep of this Upper West Side treasure. He must be thanked for retaining this space for Theatre, Cabaret and almost any type of entertainment that deserves to be staged in the city of New York.

Harold Arlen at 110: Before It's Too Late

Barry Singer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Beyond "Over the Rainbow," however, The Wizard of Oz proved that Harold Arlen was capable of writing a sophisticated, integrated musical score, creating songs that advanced the plot of a superior story, rather than songs that merely ornamented pedestrian scripts.

Elaine Stritch, Carlo Bergonzi, Mary Rodgers and Lorin Maazel (Part 1)

John Mauceri | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
John Mauceri

Within the past month we have read with sadness of the deaths of four important artists who seemingly have little in common: composer and author Mary Rodgers Guettel, internationally famous American conductor Lorin Maazel, Broadway and cabaret star Elaine Stritch, and the legendary operatic tenor Carlo Bergonzi. They do actually have one thing in common: me.

Hit and Myth: Blue Jasmine

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Being blue, a blue moon, with nods to A Streetcar Named Desire: Woody Allen's new film Blue Jasmine delivers an anatomy of a breakdown.

George Balanchine's Funny Valentine

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Chatting by phone with George Balanchine's longtime assistant, Barbara Horgan, I learned an amusing story about the great Russian expatriate choreogra...