Glimmer, Glimmer, and Shine

Glimmer Glimmer and Shine Warren Leight burst onto Broadway with the Tony Award winning play Side Man Now Leight returns to the broken lives of jazzmen with Glimmer Glimmer and Shine which Donald Lyons in the New York Post d

  • Title: Glimmer, Glimmer, and Shine
  • Author: Warren Leight
  • ISBN: 9780802139030
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Paperback
  • Warren Leight burst onto Broadway with the Tony Award winning play Side Man Now Leight returns to the broken lives of jazzmen with Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine, which Donald Lyons in the New York Post declared a marvelous play of jazzmen who made a mess of their lives, and a new generation without their demons At the height of the big band era, no other horn trioWarren Leight burst onto Broadway with the Tony Award winning play Side Man Now Leight returns to the broken lives of jazzmen with Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine, which Donald Lyons in the New York Post declared a marvelous play of jazzmen who made a mess of their lives, and a new generation without their demons At the height of the big band era, no other horn trio could wail like Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine The only thing that could break them apart was life on the road full of drugs, women, and alcohol For thirty five years secrets have been buried and enmity has simmered It is only when Daniel Glimmer s sheltered daughter, Delia, who never knew of her father s illustrious past, has a chance encounter with Eddie Shine s son, Jordan, that the old comrades in music are reconciled and their resentment buried Leight s writing remains quick, graceful and generous a worthy companion piece to Side Man Linda Winer, Newsday A thought provoking and evocative play, rich with substance and resonance Ed Kaufman, The Hollywood Reporter Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine is like an evening of good jazz sometimes raucous, sometimes bubbly, but deeply affecting Howard Kissel, New York Daily News

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    1. A moving play about an aging jazz musician, one of John Spencer's last stage performances, which I saw at the Manhattan Theatre Club some years ago.

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