Simanaitis Says

On cars, old, new and future; science & technology; vintage airplanes, computer flight simulation of them; Sherlockiana; our English language; travel; and other stuff

Tag Archives: Works Progress Administration Federal Theatre Project

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