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Saturday, March 23, 2024

With ‘Tommy’ Revival, Pete Townshend Is Talking to a New Generation by Rob Tannenbaum

He’s also still working through his childhood trauma. Considering his musical’s legacy, he sees a story about how “we prevail ultimately, by turning toward the light.”

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Friday, March 8, 2024

How Ingrid Michaelson Made ‘The Notebook’ Into a Musical by Rob Tannenbaum

Family history is “wrapped up in these songs,” said the singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, who is making the leap to Broadway with an adaptation of the popular romance novel.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

‘Shucked’: A Broadway Musical That Doubles Down on the Corn by Rob Tannenbaum

For their debut, the country-music songwriting team Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark embraced puns, heartfelt songs and campy performances. Here’s their story.

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