Musical Theatre

Barnum, That Other Broadway Musical

Years before the Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman and Zendaya, there was the Broadway musical Barnum, ‘the New Musical,’ 1980. Yes, that was a million years ago, and I hardly know that person, that clown. The music, though, the memories, are still with me. Every now and then, a few notes in the back ground spark a full melody and suddenly my head is exploding with an orchestra and a band. Do they even have orchestras and bands any more? Robert Peterson, in the Music Man, “I always believe there’s a band, kid.” Yes, that’s little Ron…

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