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  • Broadway Musicians Replaced With Synthesizers
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    wooferhound writes “Sophisticated synthesizers and computer-manipulated recordings are increasingly taking over orchestras. Sounding almost like real players, while costing much less, they’re especially popular with provincial or touring companies. But until mid-July — when ‘West Side Story’s’ producers announced that a synthesizer was replacing three live violinists and two cellists, or half the orchestra’s string section — staff violinist (more…)

  • ‘American Psycho’ Broadway Musical Moving Forward
    By on February 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The brewing tuner adaptation of “American Psycho” has found its creative team, with Duncan Sheik penning music and lyrics and scribe Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa writing the book.