Entries Categorized as 'Inspiration'

Life’s a Pitch

Date May 21, 2014

If you want a career in musical theater, you better embrace your inner Harold Hill. Because to make it in the business, we all have to be salesmen (sales people?) peddling our wares. If you aren’t willing to make the pitch, as Harold Hill would say, “Ya Got Trouble.” This came up recently because I […]

What did you think of the show?

Date April 16, 2013

Tis the season for pre-Tony Spring openings on Broadway. The opening nights are coming fast and furiously and the theater district street corners and watering holes are echoing with that all important question, “So, what did you think of the show?” The default response is usually something like, “I liked it.” Or, “I didn’t like […]

A Bouquet of Broadway Valentines

Date February 14, 2013

The Broadway Valentine’s are flooding in today. Thank you to everyone who already took the time to write a Valentine and brighten someone’s day. We’re reaching out to the lucky recipients who are, in their own words, “surprised,” “honored,” and “flattered” by your wonderful notes. If you need a little cheering up yourself, CLICK HERE […]

Do You Have Musical Theater Trust Issues?

Date November 27, 2012

I was coming up out of the Subway into Times Square the other day and, not surprisingly, was thinking about new musicals. Just then, I witnessed the perfect metaphor for the writer – producer relationship in musical theater. You’ve probably seen this very thing before if you’ve ever taken the subway… The elevator was broken […]

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