Tag: Stephen Sondheim

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Into the Woods”

"Into the Woods" is a triumph of the movie musical genre....

CD Reviews, Music

CD REVIEW: Julian Velard, “If You Don’t Like It, You Can Leave”

“No one plays Gershwin anymore,” laments Julian Velard in “That Old Manhattan,” the penultimate and one of the standout tracks from...

Popular Culture, Theatre, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Broadway Musicals as an Important Cultural Force

A series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: July 6, 2012

Celebrate life, liberty, and the pursuit of good music, join in this week's Friday Five!...

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 10

As our Time-Life "AM Gold" series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let's all take a moment to recognize the genius of the...

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Popdose Roundtable, Theatre

Popdose Roundtable: Sondheim vs. the New “Porgy and Bess”

Bob Cashill: He loves the original Gershwin production, but — as he makes clear here — is less than thrilled with a revised...

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Music, Podcast, Popdose

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 19

Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton finally take the heat off of mothers and focus on fathers -- Jason's dad Gary joins us for Episode...

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...

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Theatre

DVD Review: “Sondheim! The Birthday Concert”

Many of Broadway's greatest stars celebrate legendary composer Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday on a new DVD....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Madonna, “I’m Breathless”

Robin Monica Alexander and Kelly Stitzel revisit I'm Breathless, Madonna's 1990 soundtrack tie-in to Warren Beatty's comic-strip...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Tom Lehrer, “The Tom Lehrer Collection”

Witty, condescending, intellectual, elitist, satirical, educator, stuffy, wordsmith: Depending on whom you ask, all these apply to Tom...