'I'd always liked the stage and even more so, the theater," Bob Dylan wrote in his memoir, Chronicles. "It seemed like the most supreme craft of all craft." But for nearly five decades, the idea of a Dylan musical has been as elusive as the songwriter himself. In the late Sixties, poet and playwright Archibald MacLeish
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Jerry Garcia's music will soundtrack a new musical, Red Roses, Green Gold, set to open at the Minetta Lane Theatre in New York City this fall. Previews begin October 11th and the show opens October 29th.
Red Roses, Green Gold is set in 1920s Maryland and "tells the fantastical and comedic
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Holler if Ya Hear Me, a musical that uses Tupac Shakur's music and lyrics in a story about a man returning from prison, found new life in Atlanta. True Colors Theater
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Adam "MCA" Yauch was the oldest member of the Beastie Boys and, in many ways, both the creative and spiritual center of the group. As they pivoted from the bratty white rap trio that gave hip-hop its first Number One album, 1986's Licensed to Ill, to the socially conscious, genre-bending group that
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On the night of May 26th, Gregg Allman listened to his singing voice for the last time. Michael Lehman, Allman's manager, sent completed versions of four new Allman songs to his home in Savannah, Georgia, and Allman was able to hear almost half of his next album. "He was fully lucid and he was excited,"
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