What promises to be a juicy untold tale of intrigue, inspiration and ego unfolds as a Renaissance primer, stuffed with enough research to fill a mini-series.
Propelled by a lean script, cut-to-the-quick lyrics and an angst-filled score, this world preem hits the zeitgeist jackpot.
"This is a glory in itself," says art expert Bernard Berenson (Sam Waterston) as he gazes at a Renaissance painting, allowing himself a moment where he's not consumed with the business of determining…
A musical about a Jewish boxer whose faith is tested and another about a high school girl struggling with sex, love and life will be workshopped at Goodspeed Musical's second theater in Chester, Conn.
"The Blue Flower" is a music-theater piece that is a wild mash, abundant in imagery and imagination.