On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz invited members of the Fresco Opera to talk about their upcoming performance, “The Real Divas Of Dane County.” March 22nd (TODAY), 23rd, 24th at the Overture Center for the Arts.
More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” As the Associated Press says, “West Side Story remains Broadway’s best dancedriven musical. Five decades have not dimmed the extraordinary choreography or the score that pulsates throughout.”
Brian Standing closed the show today with a piece on Madison’s spoken word collective, Generations Spoken. Standing recently attended a performance at the Madison Overture Center and collected excerpts from the performance as well as a few interviews. Generation spoken will be performaning Sunday, March […]
The City of Madison has passed new capital and operating budgets for 2013. On Tuesday, just before Council members convened to begin their final budget deliberations, In Our Backyard caught up with a few alders to learn where they stood. Common Council President Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, who represents the near west side, and Bridget Maniaci, […]