folk music


True Oklahoma Story: “Woody Sez” at the A.R.T.

May 20, 2012

In a seamless blend of song, narration, and brief vignettes, Woody Sez (at the ART through June 3rd) brings the life and politics of America’s greatest folk hero to the stage. A cast of four performs 28 songs that survey the Guthrie songbook and essay his life. As much as Woody Sez is about what […]


“The Christmas Revels,” Preserving American Music

December 22, 2009

The Christmas Revels, now in its 39th annual production at Sanders Theater (through Dec. 27th), may sometimes appear, at its surface, a corny family-friendly holiday show where a bunch sometimes amateurish performers hop around the stage in patched overalls and bonnets singing long-forgotten songs. But, it’s actually engaging in a very necessary act of cultural […]