The estranging triumph of Springsteen on Broadway

Published 2018-12-10
By Karsten S. Andersen
Springsteen on Broadway is coming to an end. 238 shows, 14½ months, more than 200,000 tickets sold. It’s been Bruce Springsteen’s longest stretch of shows under the same billing and within the same concept. It may also have been his most low-key period in recent memory. The buzz and excitement that normally surrounds his tours has been all but non-existent in the fan community. This, of course, doesn’t include in the minds of the relatively few people lucky –.... Read more

Bruce takes stock of his life - the Broadway review

Published 2018-02-11
By Magnus Lauglo
I am back in New York City, a place I visited often in my 20s and early 30s, but haven't been to as often in recent years. It has probably been four years or more since I last wandered the streets of lower Manhattan. I've never thought of New York as one of my homes, but as I walk along the familiar streets and reacquaint myself with the Subway, it feels more comfortable than ever before. I haven't been aware of missing this place, and I am pleasantly surprised at how good it feels.... Read more

10 wishes for the new Bruce year

Published 2018-01-01
By Karsten S. Andersen
2017 was a paradoxical year in Bruce history. If you look at the number of shows performed (74 altogether, not counting surprise appearances), you would think it would be one to remember. And if you live in Australia or New Zealand, or if you were one of the lucky few fans who experienced “Springsteen on Broadway”, it probably was. And no disrespect to Australians, New Zealanders, and Broadway attendees, but for most of us, 2017 was the dullest year in recent memory when it.... Read more

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