Thanks to a tuneful score from a writing team six years out of the University of Michigan, the first new musical of the 2012-13 New York theater season is an unconventional if unfinished treat.
“Once,'' a $150,000 movie that became a $5.5 million Broadway show, won the Tony Award for best musical last night, along with seven other medallions, making it the most honored show of the season.
While others pack themselves into “The Steins Collect” with its abundance of Matisses and Picassos, take yourself into the softly glowing splendor of “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition.”
It’s a bummer when Jesus dies. He and his friends were having so much fun.
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and other lyrics for “The Wizard of Oz” were written by “Yip” Harburg.