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Author: Andrew Kendall


 Andrew has 31 articles

About four years ago, I listened Betty Buckley’s An Evening at Carnegie Hall album for the first time. Two songs stood out among the excellence – a plaintive take on Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “Come On, Come On” and Kurt Weill’s “Pirate Jenny”. To this …Read more

“Thank you, madam. Please call again. Do call again, madam,” is the rejoinder the staff at Maraczek’s Parfumerie sings each time a customer exits the shop. The line charmingly, simply, understatedly — and politely — sums up a lot of what works abou …Read more

In 1996 Jose Llana performed one of the most beautiful renditions of “We Kissed in a Shadown” on the revival of The King and I. It was his Broadway debut. In 2015 he returned to the show, this time as the King, and in 2016, two decades after his debu …Read more

The 2015-2016 theatre season saw us witnessing the fifth Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. This means it is now proceeded by Show Boat, The Threepenny Opera and Porgy & Bess as the musicals most revived on Broadway. There have been many mo …Read more

The latest Stephen Sondheim compilation album immediately courts scrutiny when it announces itself as The Essential Stephen Sondheim. For, as even the most cursory of musical theatre fans know, and as the digital booklet which accompanies the two dis …Read more

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