Posts Tagged: Broadway

Rumpus Exclusive: An Excerpt from Benjamin Taylor’s The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered


Swinging Modern Sounds #77: People Give Me Things, Part One


[T]he thing about receiving music from other people is this: there is always some grace associated with the transaction. ...more
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Five Stages of Prince Fandom


You don’t need to know him personally, you say. You get the best of Prince through his music. Maybe that’s the truth, and maybe it isn’t. ...more

Exploring Hamilton


Lauretta Charlton delves into Hamilton: The Revolution, the book based off of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s popular Broadway musical, Hamilton. Theater critic and author of the book, Jeremy McCarter, discusses the unique characteristics of the book:

We knew from the beginning that the book ought to evoke Hamilton’s era, and one of the really distinctive things about books back then is the crazy-long, all-inclusive titles, which, it turns out, are stylistically really interesting, but also really helpful because these chapters do include lots of different kinds of stuff.


Sound & Vision: Shannon Conley


Hard-rocking artist Shannon Conley talks to Allyson McCabe about the exceptional more-than-a-tribute band Lez Zeppelin, her unconventional upbringing by Hindu Baptists, and her role as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. ...more