Tag Archive: Born on this Day

Oct 12 2017

Always hoped that I’d be an apostle

On this day in 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar, the rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre in New York and played for 711 performances. In things that make you go “hmmm…” The Mark Hellinger Theatre has been the home of the Times Square …

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Oct 11 2017

Step into the light

  It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. American humanitarian, politician, and 39th First Lady of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt, was born on this day in 1884 (died 1962).   Stage actors know that they will at times be told to find their light. Sure, there could be a follow …

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