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This current show Garfunkel calls “old mannish” in the best sense of the word. “What I mean is I’m not avid. I’m not trying to get on the charts. I’m not trying to do anything. I’m opening myself up for people’s curiosity,” he said. “You know when Simon and Garfunkel hit it big, it was really big. It’s fun to open up about all this stuff and be candid and down to earth. So that’s very much a part of this presentation.”
The Broadway musical, now in Spokane on its first national tour, is upbeat, quickly paced, heartfelt and very well performed. And while it follows the narrative beats of the source material, it differs just enough to keep things interesting and add some depth of character.
The good news: The latest installment in the popular Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe opens today: “Avengers: Endgame.” The bad news: It’s long—very long. Which could pose a problem to those of us who do not have superpowered bladders.
Spokane is about 3,000 miles away from Broadway, the world-renowned theater district in the heart of Manhattan. But that hasn’t meant that local performers have found steady work and success on the “Great White Way.” Here are a few of the talented writers, producers and actors from throughout the Inland Northwest who have had their theater dreams come true.
As the time approached to join the ABC show in California, Goins felt herself feeling unsure. Plus, she was feeling the pull of something else, something 2,000 miles away. In the end and at the last minute, Goins called “American Idol” and said thanks but no thanks. Then she followed heart to Austin, Texas, to pursue music on her own terms. And to pursue love.