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Catharsis.

The kids are all, for the most part, gone. One is home, but working. One is at school. One, God help me, teaches English… in Seoul, South Korea. [Yet another reason the Trump presidency has been bad for my blood … Continue reading

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My kind of guy.

quix·ot·ic: hopeful or romantic in a way that is not practical. Full Definition of QUIXOTIC: 1. foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals; marked by rash lofty romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action. 2. capricious, unpredictable. Merriam Webster Dictionary. As most of you know, the … Continue reading

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Hmmm…

My two rotating playlists lately are “Humor” and “Broadway Favorites.” I know this will never happen, but I would love to see Weird Al do a Broadway parody album. (And yes, I know about, and love, Forbidden Broadway.)

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One of the joys of looking up things on iTunes is what else you find on the way. I was checking on the 2007 revival of Company, trying to decide whether I wanted the whole thing* (I already have Raul … Continue reading

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Guilty as Charged.

In these pages, I have often spoken of my love of the work of Stephen Sondheim.  I always knew I was not alone, and now I have proof: “22 Signs You Were Raised by Stephen Sondheim.”  Guilty. At least half … Continue reading

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Before on this blog, I have commented how troubling I found the lyrics that Stephen Sondheim wrote to “America” for the stage version of West Side Story.  I was reminded of this when I was watching the his birthday concert … Continue reading

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Les Miserables: A Review.

I have never been a fan of Les Miz on stage.*  It’s bombastic, overblown, and repetitive.  I originally had no desire to see the movie when it came out, even though I generally go see every movie musical that arrives … Continue reading

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