Tagged with tom stoppard

Straight from Cupid’s Bow: The Real Thing @ Stage West

Please vote today for Critical Rant in the “Great Arts Blogger Challenge 2012“ The thing is very real at Stage West. Stoppard is the divine wordsmith; music works as cosmic intensifier. If music be the food of love…. So, what is it we want so desperately from love? The real thing. The real thing. In … Continue reading

Organ-meister Idol: Circle Theatre’s Bach at Leipzig

When Bach at Leipzig premiered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater in 2004, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel commented, “Imagine the Marx Brothers and Tom Stoppard collaborating on a play.” Who wants to be a star Baroque organ-meister? Clawing, coercing and conniving their way to the revered top organist position at the prestigious Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church) … Continue reading