Monthly Archive:: November 2014

Part 2: Sam Harris Talks Broadway, Jolson, and “Over the Rainbow”

BY CARY GINELL In the second installment of our interview with Sam Harris, Sam talks about why he selects particular material, and about his aborted attempt to do a Broadway musical based on the

A Chat With Multi-Talented Entertainer Sam Harris, Part I

BY CARY GINELL When I looked at Sam Harris’s career credits, it’s hard to believe that this man ever sits still, much less sleeps. After he won on the old Star Search program in 1984,

Out of Town Report: 3D Theatricals’ “Ragtime” – a Feast for the Eyes and Ears

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL When the musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s novel, Ragtime, hit Broadway in January 1998, an almost manic anticipation of the show’s opening was dampened by critics such as The New York Times’

2 Pianos, 4 Hands Summons Up Universal Memories of Piano Lessons

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL Not since Victor Borge’s one-man show, Comedy in Music has piano playing brought so much humor to Broadway. Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt’s mixture of comedy and virtuosic piano playing won