When you produce a play about a dog's impact on a family, you're mandated to talk about dogs - it's a hard life, but we'll do it.
When you're doing a play about how a dog changes your life, like A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, there really isn't any choice in the matter. You have to spend your days talking about dogs. And looking at cute dogs.
The Marvelous Wonderettes is an example of a relatively recent phenomenon in musical shows: the Juke Box musical. A Juke Box musical is one in which the songs were not written for the show, but which were familiar hits in their own right before anyone thought to build a story around them. Famous examples are … Continue reading The Wonderettes and Us: Some Random Musings