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‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Three: ’70 Girls 70,’ ‘Chicago,’ ‘The Rink,” ‘The World Goes Round,’ ‘The Act,’ ‘Woman of the Year,’ and ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’

ACT TWO. Two years later, in 1970, I once again tried to put together a package of my clients – in the show that became 70 Girls 70 – for I’d enjoyed looking after Chita Rivera, Ron Field, Kander and Ebb, other writers, and even an actor or two in Cabaret and Zorba!. For some […]

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‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part One: The House Lights Dim’

COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:  Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff OVERTURE. John Kander and Fred Ebb have written some fifteen musicals for Broadway as well as an Industrial Show for General Electric, and their musical material was staged in revue form off-Broadway by others twice. Three of their […]

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Review #2: ‘Kid Victory’ at Vineyard Theatre

When seventeen-year-old Luke returns home to small-town Kansas after being missing for a year, he must come to terms with what transpired and face the aftermath with his family, church, and community, and, most importantly, with himself. The latest collaboration from John Kander (music and story) and Greg Pierce (book, lyrics, and story), Kid Victory […]

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‘Kid Victory’ at Signature Theatre (Review) by Derek Mong

Haunting, chilling, and totally mesmerizing are just a few words that you could use to describe the second collaboration between legendary composer John Kander (Chicago and Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). After their production of The Landing, which premiered at The Vineyard Theatre in 2013, Kander and Pierce are back at it again […]

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Signature Theatre Announces its 2014-2015 Season-3 New Musicals, 2 Musical Revivals, A New Play, a New Sondheim Revue &;’The Fix’ Opens 2015/16 Season

Signature Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season 2014/15 Season features three world premiere musicals: –John Kander and Greg Pierce’s Kid Victory –Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson’s Diner –Nick Blaemire’s Soon – DC Premiere of playwright Laura Eason’s Sex with Strangers  –Revivals of -Sunday in the Park with George -Musical version of Elmer Gantry -Cabaret  –Simply Sondheim, a limited-run world premiere revue of Sondheim’s […]

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Heidi Blickenstaff at Signature Theatre’s ‘Autumn Cabaret Festival’ by Derek Mong

After seeing Heidi Blickenstaff perform alongside Patina Miller, James Clow, Alan H. Green, Patina Miller, and Matthew Scott, last year in the Kennedy Center’s production of First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb—which originally premiered at the Signature Theatre in 2009—I was ecstatic to learn that Blickenstaff would be part of this season’s […]

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