Monthly Archives: May 2015

Giggin’ with a Jazz Great

[This memory was triggered by a recent New York Times obituary. Renowned jazz pianist Marty Napoleon died on April 27 at age 93. Marty broke in at age 20 with the Chico Marx Orchestra (featuring 16-year-old vocalist Mel Torme) and went … Continue reading

Blog, NY Theater, Off Broadway

TONY AWARD TIME!! Preferences and predictions…

The roster of the 870-or-so Tony Award voters (the number varies) includes the boards of Actors Equity, the Directors and Choreographers Society, and the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers. Only Broadway productions (40 eligible theaters) are considered, and … Continue reading

Blog, Broadway, NY Theater