Monday, March 12, 2007
HAPPY 20TH BIRTHDAY TO "LES MISERABLES" AND LIZA MINELLI TURNS SIXTY-ONE!
Today-- twenty years ago in 1987, an most extraordinary musical opened to some very rave reviews. I remember quite well seeing this amazing spectacle on the New York Broadway stage back in 1993. It was simply the best musical I had ever seen and remains in my memory forever. Now Les Miz is back on the Great White Way for a limited engagement and I urge all of you who have never seen it to experience it while you can. The same writers will soon premiere their newest musical extravaganza "The Pirate Queen". I can only hope that this show is as wonderful as this masterpiece. Today is the also the 61st birthday of Liza Minnelli-- one of my all time favorite performers. How well i remember her in "Cabaret" and of course she is the one (not Frank Sinatra) who introduced the song "New York, New York" to the world in a film by the same title-- written of course by those song writing geniuses Kander & Ebb. We lost Fred two years ago, but his work goes on through a new musical called "Curtains". Our new refrigerator has arrived here at our apartment and we need to go fill it. So bye for now!