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Showtune Saturday: “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd”

Eddie Pensier writes: CORRECTION AND APOLOGY: Since this post was put up, the video has been taken off YouTube. Apologies, and I’ll try to find another one. If there’s a better opening to a performance on video, I’ve yet to … Continue reading

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NYC Notes, Part 4: A Night with the NY Phil at Lincoln Center

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While in NYC last month I was lucky enough to attend one night of the New York Philharmonic’s inaugural biennial. Hosted and conducted by Alan Gilbert, the program was about 90 minutes long and consisted of three separate … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “Honey Bun”

Eddie Pensier writes: Welcome to Showtune Saturday, where I’ll share some great musical theater numbers from stage, screen, and recording. Here’s “Honey Bun” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, performed by Reba McEntire and Alec Baldwin with the New York … Continue reading

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