Jeff Lunden http://wmub.org en 'After Midnight,' And The Cotton Club Is Swinging Again http://wmub.org/post/after-midnight-and-cotton-club-swinging-again <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-qEZ9zeIJw</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 22623 at http://wmub.org 'After Midnight,' And The Cotton Club Is Swinging Again Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Musical Turns Off The Lights At Last http://wmub.org/post/broadways-spider-man-musical-turns-lights-last Regardless of how critics and audiences eventually responded, <em>Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark</em> was always going to be one of the most-discussed shows in Broadway history. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 08:26:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 21418 at http://wmub.org Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Musical Turns Off The Lights At Last Grand Central, A Cathedral For Commuters, Celebrates 100 http://wmub.org/post/grand-central-cathedral-commuters-celebrates-100 Friday marks the day that 100 years ago, Grand Central Terminal opened its doors for business for the very first time. The largest railroad terminal in the world, the magnificent Beaux-Arts building is in the heart of New York City on 42nd St. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:28:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 8699 at http://wmub.org In New York, Two Big Arts Institutions Go Small http://wmub.org/post/new-york-two-big-arts-institutions-go-small Lincoln Center represents New York culture with a capital C. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, or BAM, across the river, has long presented scrappy alternative programming. But both recognize that to survive and thrive, they need to develop new works and new audiences.<p>Now, those two big artistic institutions have decided to go small. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:49:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 3669 at http://wmub.org In New York, Two Big Arts Institutions Go Small Broadway Spoofers Return To 'Forbidden' Territory http://wmub.org/post/broadway-spoofers-return-forbidden-territory After 27 years of writing wickedly funny lyrics and sketches for <em>Forbidden Broadway</em>, the tiny off-Broadway comedy that satirizes Broadway musicals, Gerard Alessandrini decided to hang things up for a while.<p>"I just thought, let's see what happens to Broadway in a year or two or three, and then, if we feel it warrants a new edition of <em>Forbidden Broadway</em>, we'll do that," he says. "And that's exactly what happened."<p>The new edition, called <em>Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!,</em> opens Sept. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:24:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 3424 at http://wmub.org Broadway Spoofers Return To 'Forbidden' Territory