What's in my Head Today? - Loving You

What's in my Head Today? - Loving You

I’m a Sondheim kind of guy, not only does he basically write for my voice (thanks, Steve!), but I’ve always had a connection to his work. I can safely say that Into the Woods is one of the reasons I decided to devote my life to musical theater, and I still can’t make it through “Move On” from Sunday in the Park with George without crying.

One of my favorite unsung Sondheim musicals is Passion, which recently had a revival at Classic Stage Company starring Judy Kuhn, Melissa Errico, and Ryan Silverman. It remains one of the beautiful scores I know (and Giorgio is still a perfect/dream role for me if anyone feels like mounting another production any time soon, but I digress…), and the most enduring anthem from the show is undoubtedly Fosca’s imploring, tragic ballad “Loving You.” I stumbled upon (and posted on Facebook) this beautiful version recently.

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What's in my Head Today? - Rainbow High

What's in my Head Today? - Rainbow High

A few months ago, I posted a Facebook status about waking up with “Rainbow High” from Evita in my head. It seemed to spark a trend among my show-queen friends of putting the song in their heads (not to mention images of an allegedly coked-up Patti Lupone belting for Jesus – and who doesn’t need those?). It also lead to this blog.

So welcome to What’s in my Head Today: A blog that is my concrete attempt to write more and more often.

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