Not since Roberta Peters in 1950 has a musical performer been called upon to fill such a critical role in such a major venue with so little preparation. Dan Rottenberg reviews.
Does Donald Trump’s presidency make you feel like you need a bath? Emily Mann’s 'Having Our Say' provides a much-needed antidote. Dan Rottenberg reviews.
How to explain the Trump phenomenon? You could do worse than to watch and reflect upon a few classic Hollywood films.
Why does Donald Trump act like such a sore winner? As a journalist who has followed him for more than 30 years, I think I know the answer.
Just what the doctor ordered for New Year's Eve: an orchestra conductor getting in touch with his inner Woody Allen. Dan Rottenberg reviews.
Found Magazine celebrated the humanity of obscure and ordinary people. This thin musical is more interested in celebrating its creator, who may not be as interesting as he thinks. Dan Rottenberg reviews.
In the wake of Donald Trump's election success, Dan Rottenberg wrote a letter to his family designed to keep their spirits high and their determination strong.
Bruce Graham’s 'Rizzo' isn’t really a play at all. It serves a useful purpose nevertheless.
What good are great actors and directors without great music? The Philadelphia Orchestra’s performances of Steven Spielberg’s 'E.T.' proved that point.
Why are “child prodigies” found only in music and nowhere else? Dan Rottenberg considers the case of Yuja Wang.