Category Archives: dance

Why is the Paul Taylor Company dancing at Lincoln Center to canned music?

As we’ve reported before, musical theater is not the only art form threatened by the use of recorded music: dance is also a frequent target of those willing to sacrifice artistic integrity for a few extra dollars.   We were saddened … Continue reading

Posted in dance, Musicians

It’s a Blue Christmas Without Live Music

The holiday season is here, along with all of its attendant traditions: the drinking of hot chocolate, the exchanging of gifts, the singing of carols. Unfortunately, in Boston, there is a new holiday tradition that is about as welcome as … Continue reading

Posted in Audience, dance, Press, rockettes

Canning Tchaikovsky

The threat to live music on Broadway, which goes back decades but is now rapidly escalating, is part of an unfortunate trend around the world.  A few months back we reported on the replacement of live music in several shows … Continue reading

Posted in ballet, dance, History, Musicians, nutcracker, Protest, tchaikovsky