Tag: Broadway

To laugh…

If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it. American journalist and author, Erma Bombeck, was born on this day in 1927 (died 1996). Erma Bombeck was a master at making us laugh about the absurdities, and the trials, of life. A one-woman play Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, largely pulled from Bombeck’s …

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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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