Arts & Culture Books
"The Secret Life of the American Musical" is as entertaining as it sounds. Michael Tueth, S.J., reviews.Michael V. TuethOctober 13, 2016
Viertel tells many backstage stories about how the directors and composers managed to avoid a disaster, sometimes only a few hours ahead of opening night.
TheaterMichael V. TuethJuly 11, 2016
'Shuffle Along' was the first musical to feature an all-black cast.
IdeasMichael V. TuethMarch 16, 2016
The Catholic connections of Tennessee Williams
FilmMichael V. TuethFebruary 11, 2016
“Brooklyn” vividly portrays the extreme homesickness of a young woman in a strange land.
Arts & Culture FilmMichael V. TuethNovember 23, 2015
What gives “Room” its originality and power is its vision of a mother and a child literally clinging together to each in a situation beyond our imagining.
FilmMichael V. TuethJanuary 28, 2015
“Anything can happen in the woods,” sings Prince Charming in the lavish adaptation of the multi-award winning Broadway hit, Into the Woods. Many years ago, the venerable literary scholar Northrop Frye expressed the same opinion about the forest to which the Athenian lovers flee to escape