Seeking Closure, Helping the Family See Anastasia in San Francisco Which was Planned in Washington, D.C.

In 2018 discussions took place to take my Dad to the Kennedy Center for a musical when he visited Washington, D.C. for Thanksgiving. That never happened as his health declined. An opportunity recently arose to allow my siblings to see the musical Anastasia in San Francisco. This post is about trying to bring my family some closure in pursuing an activity that was once stopped due to a medical crisis.  Continue reading

Evangelicals and Art: Wonderful Town

Wonderful Town is a story of two young females who leave Ohio and travel to New York where they find themselves. The music is by Leonard Bernstein and Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote the lyrics. It came out in 1953 and has had several revivals over time. This work is not as popular as Bernstein’s West Side Story or On the Town. Best song from it is called Ohio, also It’s Love. Enjoy your weekend and stay warm!  Continue reading

Evangelicals and Art: Do I Hear a Waltz?

Do I Hear a Waltz is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Its about a love story in the context of an affair in Venice, Italy and is based off a film that Katherine Hepburn once acted in. It debuted on Broadway in 1965 and it was not a success and didn’t recoup its investment. For songs that I would recommend, check out “Do I Hear a Waltz” , “Someone Woke Up” and “Take the Moment.” I hope you enjoy your weekend!  Continue reading