Category Archives: Protest

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

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Show of Support for Save Live Music on Broadway at Tony Awards

Anyone who supports keeping Broadway live and raising awareness of the threats to the tradition of live music is invited to join us for a musical show of support outside the Tonys from 6-7:30pm Sunday evening, June 12th, outside the Beacon … Continue reading

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Broadway Lyricist Michael Korie on “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”

I saw “Priscilla” a few months ago and at the time didn’t realize that the orchestra was partially taped — but I did notice how tacky it sounded, and how the sound was disconcertingly canned.  All coming through those banks of speakers, … Continue reading

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A Musical Protest Against Priscilla

Here is some footage of last Thursday’s protest!  Thanks to everyone who came out in support of keeping Broadway live.

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A Musical Protest to Keep Broadway Live!

Where? In front of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” at the Palace Theater.  1564 Broadway (between 46th and 47th streets), New York, New York When? 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 26, 2011 Top Broadway musicians will be gathering in front of “Priscilla, … Continue reading

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