Tag Archives: singing

Watching somebody else

In 1967, I played Harold Hill in The Music Man. Soon after, I heard movie star Van Johnson (live in Montreal), who had just played it on the road, call Harold Hill the Hamlet of musical theatre roles. I would tend to agree with that assessment; it sure was a challenge. Many years later, I am in the show’s Quartet, watching someone else perform the role. A perspective through the passage of years. (#1104) Continue reading

Posted in barbershop singing, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Four Men Sing

Our barbershop quartet, Acapellics Anonymous, practised Christmas carols at our house this afternoon. (#975) Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

inside the music

Our quartet, Acapellics Anonymous performed in the show tonight, to great applause. (#944) Continue reading

Posted in barbershop singing, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments