Posts Tagged ‘musical’
In 2004, as Austin singer-songwriter James McMurtry was barricading himself behind a career iron curtain over the Iraq War, a more obscure musical entity from the state’s capital made its recording debut with a bright-eyed, c...
I feel you, Sweeney Todd. Tim Burton goes dark and beautiful with this revenge opera.
People who think of musicals as light and fluffy entertainment have been surprised that Tim Burton is doing one, even though previous Burton movies have burst into song and dance.
Tenacious D offers up a satanically good comic rock opera.
This is what I remember most about Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.
Take 25 North Texas musicians, wake ’em up early, throw their names into a hat, mix ’em up, pick ’em out, then divide them into five groups of five. In addition to a band name, give each group 12 hours to come up with thr...
If Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya had led an all-Mozart Festival six years ago when he first came to town, it would have been a cautious, tentative journey. His youthful forays into 18th-century mus...
We’ve already had a musical version of The Odyssey. Five and a half years ago, the Coen brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? adapted Homer’s epic poem into a vastly enjoyable film set in Depression-era Mississippi, aided ...