Broadway Archives

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a replay of Terry Gross’s Fresh Air interview with John McGlinn, a conductor and musical historian who died Feb. 14. McGlinn found lost songs and original orchestrations for several musicals and re-recorded them. Among his restorations was a recording of the musical Show Boat. Show Boat, if you’re Read More

Playwright Ntozake Shange, right Entertainment Weekly announced yesterday that Whoopi Goldberg, in conjunction with DreamTeam Entertainment, will produce the first-ever Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf. Legendary choreographer Hinton Battle has signed on, as well as Shirley Jo Finney, who’s slated to direct. Though no Read More