On The Town, Bat Boy, etc.~article from Inside Higher Ed

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Published on: Oct 27, 2014

I recently attended the latest Broadway revival of On The Town. The music for the show was written by Leonard Bernstein, the book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green all were based on an idea and a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The music is great - songs that are now classics such as “New York, New York,” “Carried Away,” “I Can Cook Too” and “Lucky To Be Me” make for an enjoyable listening experience. But it was the dance numbers and the staging that made this production spectacular. Especially the dance numbers at Diamond Eddie’s and the dream sequence at Coney Island which bring a real elegance to the show. Read more... https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/provost-prose/town-bat-boy-etc