Sting’s the Last Ship: The Prodigal Son Returns~article from Huffington Post

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Published on: Oct 29, 2014

If you've attended any of the packed previews of The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theater, you may have noticed its originator and composer Sting lurking about. At your surprise to see him, he exclaims, "It's my baby!" Indeed, this musical, with book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey, under Joe Mantello's direction and with choreography by Steven Hoggett, is an absolute must-see about a young man who leaves home and family to travel the world, only to return after fifteen years to a place altered by modernity, what the British metaphysical poets called mutability. This change is most dramatically felt by a community losing its traditions of shipbuilding, and the work that sustained them literally and spiritually for generations. Read moreā€¦