A busy summer comes to an end, with much more to report soon. At the top of our list, we keep finding more Carnegie audience members. It's thrilling and an honor.
We've launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund more interviews, giving priority to those where time is a consideration.
Take a look. Read. Ponder. Repost to your Facebook, blog, twitter or just shout from the rooftops. Pledging ends FRIDAY NOV 11, 12:14AM EST.
Thank you all. I know we can do this together.
For all those who'll be in NYC during the major Judy Garland retrospective at Film Society of Lincoln Center, mark your calendars for Friday July 29th @ 7:30 PM. Capping off what is sure to be a thrilling program of Judy Garland shorts and rarities. historian John Fricke will be interviewing "Stay All Night" director Steve Lippman about the upcoming film, A hard act to follow, but stick around. We think you'll be glad you did.
On this 50th anniversary, we share William B. Williams' conclusion of his radio interview with Judy Garland on 4/23/62, the 1 year anniversary of her Carnegie Hall concert.
"On behalf of, and I'm not exaggerating, millions of people who didn't get a chance to see you at Carnegie, and who hear the album, who love your work, I thank you very much."
One of our favorite New Yorkers, Michael Musto of the Village Voice is on the floor in anticipation: La Daily Musto
Reports from Playbill and Broadway World
From the NY Times review of singer/songwriter James Taylor's gala concert last night at Carnegie Hall -
"Reflecting on Carnegie Hall's history, Mr. Taylor named Judy Garland's 1961 concert there as the hall's show-business high point, and he sang a tender "Over the Rainbow." "It's what I think of as the anthem of Carnegie Hall," he declared.
The first trade announcement: Variety
From the May 2011 Vanity Fair issue, an online preview of James Kaplan's feature article Over The Rainbow and Then Some about Judy Garland's legendary Carnegie Hall concert. The full version is on newsstands now, or available for online subscribers.