Saturday, December 20, 2008

Ok, I am reminded why most modern Musical Theatre makes me feel stupid

I just spent the evening watching Mama Mia with my wife's family.  Ten minutes into it, I felt so let down and stupid.  I also realize that Americans are mentally lazy.  You would take that over a work like La Boheme or La Traviata?  You have got to be kidding me!!!!!  

Then there is Avenue Q.  Or Springtime Awakening.  Just stupid fluff.  

Nobody does it like Porter and Richard Rogers.

There is true crap on Broadway these days.

Listening to yourself though others

Well, nice to know that I don't always listen to my own advice.  Sing like you speak.  

How many times have I said this to students?  An absolute plethora of times.  Definitely makes the B flat, B, and C so much easier, and like money.

And I sound like myself.  Like a tenor.