Broadway Blip: George M. Cohan

Have you ever been at the TKTS Booth in New York City’s Duffy Square and looked up to see a statue looming over the area? Have you inspected said statue more closely and saw the name “George M. Cohan” etched across the front. I’m sure many of you know who Cohan was, but I am guessing there are a lot of people out there who do not.

Broadway Blip: Brigadoon

One of the most popular musicals of the twentieth century (it was certainly produced by every high school and community theatre) was the 1947 Lerner & Loewe classic Brigadoon. It established the composing team as second only to Rodgers and Hammerstein in prowess, setting the duo up to evolve toward their most celebrated project, My Fair LadyBrigadoon tells the story of two Americans on a hunting trip in the Scottish Highlands.