Inspiration is for Amateurs

Date November 27, 2011

I love talking with my good friend, lyricist Don Black, because like anyone who makes a living with words, he’s full of fabulous quotes and anecdotes. One of his favorites, and now mine, is: “Jule Styne, the great Broadway composer, once said a great thing to me: ‘Inspiration is for amateurs.’” And Mr. Black and [...]

Inspiration from an Icon: Legendary Lyricist, Don Black

Date October 31, 2011

I had the great pleasure of having dinner recently with the legendary British lyricist, Don Black. Besides being known for some of musical theater’s most eloquent and memorable lyrics in shows ranging from Sunset Boulevard and Tell Me On a Sunday to Bombay Dreams and Bonnie and Clyde, he’s also responsible for 100′s of pop [...]

Banking On Bank Robbers With Broadway’s Bonnie & Clyde

Date October 10, 2011

I’ve had a thrilling few weeks! Those of you who follow me on social media already know but for the rest of you…I’ve come on board as an above the title producer of the new Broadway musical, Bonnie & Clyde! And as someone who is devoted to musical theater writers and producers, I’m finding myself [...]

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