Sir Andrew Lloyd `Idol’

Apr 23

According to “American Idol,” Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is responsible for some of the most “important” musicals of all time. Wow. That’s pretty big. Step aside, Rodgers and Hammerstein. Back of the bus, Stephen Sondheim. The man who brought us Starlight Express and Catsis assuming the position of importance. It’s undeniable that...

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Sucked into the `Idol’ maw

Apr 17

I knew there’d be a theater connection eventually so I could write about it here. A point of pride for me the last seven years or so was that I had never so much as seen an episode of “American Idol.” It was hard not to know every detail of the show, even without watching it, because it is treated as big news by every news outlet imaginable (except...

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