Monthly Archives: December 2018

Classical Flash Mobs

Often when I watch videos of flash mobs, I get moved emotionally. Often I cry. Maybe it’s the fact, however staged, of music overpowering – or at least informing – the mundane. As it should; as should all the arts. ***Note the chorus dispersed among the shoppers in the first one:         […]

A Mother’s Concern

I knew an actor named – well, let’s call him Joel, which was, in fact, his name. I’d known him early in his career, and in mine, when he played a leading role in a musical I wrote. Joel was a big guy with a big baritone voice, so eventually he specialized in roles created […]