Arts



Behind the Curtain with Tyler Rosati

Tyler Rosati almost didn’t audition for his first Shit-faced Shakespeare play. After feeling overwhelmed by a perceived lack of experience and unpreparedness, he left the room and started crying. “I sat on the bench outside of The Rockwell, and put on weird versions of people singing [the song from the hit musical ‘Wicked’] ‘Defying Gravity’ […]


Do-Gooders, Key Players, and Game Changers: Lloyd Schwartz

The year was 1983. Lloyd Schwartz was living in Cambridge, working as classical music editor for The Boston Phoenix, an alternative weekly periodical with a nationally renowned music section. He was also teaching full-time at the University of Massachusetts Boston. At the time, Conde Nast Publications was reviving the magazine Vanity Fair, which had been […]