George M. Cohan Biography: The Man Who Owned Broadway

Biography of George M. Cohan, Irish American icon of American theater and Broadway’s greatest showman. In June 1878, Irish immigrants Jeremiah and Helen Cohan halted their touring stage act and returned to their home in Providence, Rhode Island. On July 3, Helen gave birth to their second child: a son they named George Michael. Life … Read moreGeorge M. Cohan Biography: The Man Who Owned Broadway

Tony Pastor: Broadway’s Amazing Musical Impresario

The story takes Pastor from an eight-year-old New York Lower West-Side street comedy singer to one of the most respected impresarios Broadway has ever seen. Nobody knows where Tony Pastor was born… unless the word of his parents is to be trusted. On May 28, 1837, according to them, he apparently came into the world … Read moreTony Pastor: Broadway’s Amazing Musical Impresario

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s By Jeeves: Review of Musical Based on P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves & Bertie Wooster

A collaboration between Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew Lloyd Webber, By Jeeves doesn’t quite hit the spot. By Jeeves, by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn, is a musical based on the stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It begins as if the audience are attending a church fundraising concert, starring Bertie Wooster, but when his banjo goes … Read moreAndrew Lloyd Webber’s By Jeeves: Review of Musical Based on P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves & Bertie Wooster