Music to Hang On to Life By
Dramatizing the pull of music on a human life is no easy task, but Warren Leight's Side Man shows jazz players hanging on to their music to keep from giving in to despair, and its Austin premiere will benefit from the skill of Zachary Scott Theatre Center Artistic Director Dave Steakley, who has consistently demonstrated an uncanny knack for portraying the impact that music can have on a life and the place where drama is best expressed through music.
"...for their era. Listening to one of their own making great music in this twilight of an age ......"
May 16, 2003 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo