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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH JAKE – Will it Lead to Sunday in the Cinema with Jake?

  When you see a theater production of a piece you know well and love well, after having  seen wonderful and celebrated productions of the piece many times before, including the original Broadway production, and watched the dvd of that production … Continue reading

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SHADOW & LIGHT – an exploration in pictures and music

Shadow and Light – Danny Ashkenasi (from the musical Speakeasy) Today I will share some photos I have taken over the past few months that feature a play of light and shadow in a diverse variety.  I’ll complement these images … Continue reading

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Impressions from ART NEW YORK (with “artsy” musical accompaniment)

Art New York was a huge showcase of artists at Manhattan’s Pier 55 this past weekend.  Here are some photographic impressions from my visit (with the artist name given above their artwork). And to add a little musical fun, I … Continue reading

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THEATER IN THE NOW SPOTLIGHT ON … Danny Ashkenasi

Michael Block from Theater in the Now has posted his interview with me.  Click here to read it. Here some excerpts: Why theater?: I’ve loved performing and music since before I can remember.  It’s always been who I am.  I … Continue reading

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ANTHONY TOMMASINI RATTLES ME – On the Importance of Music in a Musical

Today the New York Times published an excellent dialog between its classical music critic and avowed musical theater enthusiast Anthony Tommasini and its pop music critic Joe Caramanica about the musical Hamilton. The exchange included this from Tommasini, which has … Continue reading

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