Amazing Grace Broadway Musical Soundtrack

I’m not sure how many of my blog readers took my advice and went to see the musical Amazing Grace after I blogged about it back in 2014. It subsequently made it to Broadway, and at that point several other Patheos bloggers mentioned it. Now its run is over, but a CD of the music [Read More…]

Amazing Grace (Broadway in Chicago)

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to see the musical Amazing Grace at the Bank of America Theater in Chicago. It is based on the story of John Newton, who wrote the famous hymn “Amazing Grace.” But it isn’t focused on the hymn (although echoes of its familiar melody are woven into the score once [Read More…]

God It’s High

I had this parody of the song “Bring Him Home” from Les Miserables drawn to my attention at a rehearsal this week. I am confident that even those of us with high voices will appreciate the humor. [Read more…]