New Yorkâ€™s Theatre District sparkles with bright lights and dazzling signage celebrating Broadwayâ€™s biggest blockbusters. But lurking in the shadows of all those hot ticket hits are the ghosts of shows who, over the years, have fallen victim to the harsh fatality of Broadway flop-dom. And, whoâ€™s to say what makes a flop so floppy? Is it lousy timing? Lousy subject matter? Or just straight up lousy material?
Arts education takes center stage on this weekâ€™s Stage Notes. Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Bob Sagan, Director of Education and Outreach for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, as they discuss the state of arts education in Rochester and RBTLâ€™s â€śjewel educational program,â€ť Stars of Tomorrow.
So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life! In the last three months, Iâ€™ve been privileged to walk through St. Markâ€™s Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing â€śHome on the Rangeâ€ť at the Glimmerglass Festival.