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The Songwriter and the Sailor

The Songwriter and the Sailor

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 19th 2018

Despite mixed reviews from some humbugging critics, it appears that the family-friendly, literary-based musical is back with a bumbershoot-hoisted bang this holiday season with today’s opening of Mary

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Two Shermans, Two Twains

Two Shermans, Two Twains

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 12th 2017

If ever a birthday were an occasion ripe for bursting into song, it would be that of Richard M. Sherman, who turns 89 today and collaborated with brother Robert B. Sherman (1925-2012) on tunes – fr

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Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 2nd 2015

“This year…give paradise!” That invitation headlined the ticket-touting newspaper ads Manhattan’s DeMille Theatre ran in December 1966 for their current smash roadshow engagement run of Hawaii, th

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