1909 When her father's will stipulates that his daughter must marry a graduate of Bingham College, she becomes The Fair Co-ed. Elsie Janis stars as the only female student enrolled, helping her fiance make the grade. George Ade provides the music and lyrics, Gustav Luders the score.
2002 Also today, a settlement is announced between producer Scott Rudin and composer Stephen Sondheim over ownership of his musical Wise Guys, since retitled Bounce that allows its 2003 premiere to go forward.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.