Category Archives: New York Times

Save Live Music’s Facebook Fans Debate Piped In Music

A recent flurry of letters to the editor have been published in The New York Times in response to a piece detailing the increasingly common Broadway practice of having a live orchestra play in a side room, with the music … Continue reading

Posted in Broadway, Comments, New York Times

Should the Orchestra Stay in the Pit?

On the New York Times’ Letters to the Editor page, Broadway fans have been debating the qualitative difference between live orchestras in the pit and having the music piped in from another room. One asks, “What about the actual live, … Continue reading

Posted in Audience, Broadway, New York Times

The Decades-Old Battle for Broadway

The ongoing struggle to keep Broadway music live actually goes back long before this year’s controversy over Priscilla’s use of recorded strings or last year’s decision by West Side Story producers to dilute Leonard Bernstein’s classic composition with synthesizers.  Back … Continue reading

Posted in Bernstein, Broadway, Grand Hotel, History, Musicians, New York Times, Supporters, West Side Story

Read All About It!

Read about Save Live Music On Broadway in the New York Times today!

Posted in Broadway, New York Times, Press, Priscilla, Queen of The Desert, Special Situations