Tag Archives: Joel Grey

About Face (1951) – reviewed by George

This musical has a good cast, good songs, and a plot about life at a military college: Southern Military Institute, or SMI, which is based on VMI, Virginia Military Institute. The whole thing is based on a 1938 Warner Brothers … Continue reading

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Broadway: The American Musical (2004) – Episode 6 “Putting It Together (1980-2004) – reviewed by George

Hosted by Julie Andrews, Written by Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon, Directed by Michael Kantor. Topics: “The Producers” (2001): Mel Brooks brought his 1968 film to Broadway. Which gives the creative team on this program an opportunity to examine producers … Continue reading

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Broadway: The American Musical (2004) – Episode 5 “Tradition (1957-1979)” – reviewed by George

This episode seems rushed, as though the airdate caught up with the folks who write the labels for the pieces of film – because people whose faces you recognize and whose names you know are not identified at all. Even … Continue reading

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