Jay Harvey Upstage
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra ends 2016-17 season displaying its versatility
Growth in an artistic organization branches out into so many areas, but one of the most important measures is how much artistic range it can...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Janna Hymes' far-flung conducting career brings her back to Indiana as Carmel Symphony Orchestra music director
At home in both the musical and public-relations sense at the Palladium of t he Center for the Performing Arts , Hamilton County's most...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Phoenix Theatre opens 'Hir,' a family drama of rough transitions
It's right up there with "Call me Ishmael" as the most famous opening sentence in fiction: "Happy families are all alike;...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
In the company of cats, 'Feral Boy' hints at the appeal of cults to the self-isolated
Corbett confronts feral cats Orangey, Calico, and Striper in Catalyst Repertory show, "Feral Boy." Playwrights don't have ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
King Lear (President Trump) on the stormy heath: A prophetic parody
Triggered by an oblique reference comparing Donald Trump to King Lear in yesterday's post, a song parody, I let my mind wander over the...
Monday, May 15, 2017
He's a Paperbag Tiger — full of hot air, predatory ferocity, and no qualifications or evident ability to be POTUS
A pro-impeachment rallying cry, borrowing a Beatles song:
Monday, May 8, 2017
'At a Prominent Club in Bedminster, N.J.": A song on the President's boast that he saved money by weekending at his golf club in New Jersey
Inspired by "In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day" by X.J. Kennedy, I also borrow the tune he suggests, "Sweet Betsy From ...
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