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Tag Archives: “The Cradle Will Rock” Marc Blitzstein

A YEAR IN REVIEW

I THANK YOU ALL for your readership. Here’s an overview of this year’s SimanaitisSays categories and frequencies of their appearance: And Furthermore (120 items); Science & Technology (59); I Usta … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · 9 Comments

THE CRADLE WILL ROCK—80 YEARS LATER PART 2

MARC BLITZSTEIN’S The Cradle Will Rock was inspired by U.S. labor unrest of the 1930s. However, its story and the tale of its 1937 production are timely today. Blitzstein’s The … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

THE CRADLE WILL ROCK—80 YEARS LATER PART 1

AMERICAN COMPOSER Marc Blitzstein’s 1937 The Cradle Will Rock was a product of the Depression and yet it resonates with today’s less than tranquil times. Originally part of the government’s … Continue reading

July 5, 2018 · Leave a comment