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Chapter by Chapter: The Mystery of Edwin Drood … Afterthoughts

One subtle change, one added clue can change everything. When Charles Dickens died in June 1870, he left an enduring mystery in his unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Even after a careful reading, several questions are left unanswered. Is Edwin Drood alive or dead? Who killed (or assaulted) Drood? Who is the mysterious… Read More ›

Drood the Musical

It’s the solve-it yourself Broadway Musical! One of the first musicals I ever saw–and still one of my top ten favorites–is The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which played in Syracuse at the Civic Center on October 17 & 18, 1988.  I was drawn to it because it was a murder mystery and was thrilled to… Read More ›


I’ve always enjoyed the game, and the musical is one of my top ten favorites! Back in the 1980s when I was first developing a taste for popular music, there were three songs that I’d hear on the radio that I loved.  One of those was One Night In Bangkok.  In buying my first music… Read More ›


Memory is a powerful thing.  So it has been said.  Tonight, for the fourth time, I have been priviledged to see the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS.  This was the very first true musical I ever saw.  Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series presented CATS here in Syracuse at the Landmark Theatre in February of 1988. … Read More ›

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