Alix Korey; courtesy of the artist Tyne Daly; courtesy of York Theatre This current production launches the Winter 2017 Musicals
South Sudan marks its fifth year as an independent nation this week. For half that time, the country has been embroiled in civil war.
When people with widely disparate cultural beliefs meet up in real life, several outcomes are possible. One of the best examples of this phenomenon was depicted in Pacific Overtures (the 1976 Broadway musical which focused on the historical moment in which Japan opened its isolated island society to Western culture).
"Refugees are not a stereotype of helpless people on aid," Fogarty said. "Many of them are doctors, lawyers or university
If there's any evidence that A Chorus Line doesn't remain one of the great musicals, it's nowhere in view at the Palladium. Meanwhile, Jerry Herman's musical Dear World begs the question: Why?
If the past six months proved anything about the battle between the sexes, it was that many men have absolutely no idea how women think or feel. And although show business is often cited as an indicator of cultural progress, sometimes it sends mixed messages.
The recent news that Betty Buckley will star in a February 2013 London revival of Dear World at the Charing Cross Theatre brings hope that Herman's romantic score will have another opportunity to charm theatregoing audiences.
Tyne Daly has been acting for 49 years. She relays the astonishing fact during her current and irresistible cabaret act at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.