Travels to Moscow — by Peter Ekstrom

Article by Peter Ekstrom Source: Breaking Character Magazine, Samuel French, Inc. Moscow? Moscow, Russia? You’ve got to be kidding! That was my reaction when Samuel French called in the spring of 2014 for author’s approval to a foreign production of my musical, An. O. Henry Christmas at The Moscow State Theater Pushkin. Now you must…

Tulips in the Desert

Article by Alexei Frandetti Source: Breaking Character Magazine, Samuel French, Inc. Have you ever tried to plant tulips in the Sahara desert, drain an ocean, or fly into outer space on a broom, like the Wicked Witch of the West? All of these things are very similar to an attempt to stage a new musical…