As we enter week three of our "I-Heart-Hart-Fest," some of you might be wondering, "What's the big deal about this Hart guy?" Well, I am here to tell you that it's all about word choice and rhythm. Lorenz Hart was a master of both.
The best lyricists are poets, albeit with a slightly different skill set. Their goal is not to make the words sing upon the page, but rather to craft lines that can be sung in real life. Like Shakespeare's plays, their couplets and stanzas are meant to be heard and not seen.
Valentine's Day will be here before you know it! So here's a sweet treat for you courtesy of Sara Teasdale, an American poet who lived from 1884-1933. Teasdale (pictured above) hailed from St.
The Literature & Fiction Department of the Central Library has been collecting theater programs since the late 19th century. During the course of those 100-plus years, we have managed to amass quite a collection. So we are very pleased to announce that a searchable databa