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Aisle View: Project Uganda

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.02.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

One of the biggest musical hits of the century, thus far, tells of American do-gooders who go to Uganda and -- in the face of a corrupt and lawless evildoer -- teach the natives to read, write and think.

Come On, Shake Your Body, Broadway, Do the Conga

Steve Schonberg | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Like it or not, jukebox musicals have earned themselves a meaty chapter in the history books of The Great White Way. Now, Gloria Estefan will be joining these ranks and opening up her anthology of greatest hits with a show about her and her husband, expected to open in Chicago next summer.

Awash in Nostalgia

George Heymont | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Some people believe that hindsight is 20/20. I think it's warped by sentimentality, wishful thinking, and rose-colored glasses. Whether one listens to Betty Buckley singing "Memory" from Cats, or Barbra Streisand's version of the title song from 1973's The Way We Were, memory tends to play tricks on clarity.