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"You're the Negro-est white man I done ever met," Ethel Waters said to composer Harold Arlen, according to a revue I just saw called The Wonderful Wizard of Song--The Music of Harold Arlen. Arlen created indelible hits for stars like Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland (whom he controversially dated whe ... More >>
Here are the ten best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
A new musical at Second Stage is imported from the recycling center
Lincoln Center hosts the musical adaptation
Silvery tones for a golden age of Broadway singingpast, pleasant, and future
Pop music kick-starts an 1890s drama but fails a record-store musical
Michael John LaChiusa's new musical at the Public: Part Akutagawa and part acute annoyance
As King Lear Almost Said, the Worst Is Not, So Long as We Can Say, 'It Could Be Worse'
A Blizzard of CDs Puts Some New Spins on Show Music Style
The Theaters a Seedy Business This Year, CD-er Than Ever