Kurt Weill


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Review: 'LoveMusik'


Emotional ambiguity is almost as characteristic of Kurt Weill's work as the musical discordance that echoes it. It ripples sorrowfully through the melody of the composer's French chanson, "Je ne…

Review: 'Jam & Spice'


In the imaginatively produced and gloriously performed song cycle "Jam & Spice," the company of six performers and three musicians arrive dressed in 1930s garb on a cold day and a bare stage…

John Cullum

Review: 'Urinetown'


Tongue in cheek is clearly the tone of choice for Off Broadway musicals this season. Welcome "Urinetown," a self-consciously preposterous musical with a more respectable antecedent -- Bertolt Brecht…

Review: 'Happy End'


Written in 1929, German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his musical ally Kurt Weill translated their fascination with Hollywood gangster movies into this tuneful exploration of a fateful relationship…

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