The Center / February 2017 / Vol. 1 Issue 3

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Read the latest issue of THE CENTER—the Long Center’s new quarterly publication all about Austin’s Creative Home.


THEATER

4  Next Stop, Dublin — Sam Cieri preps for the role of a lifetime in ONCE


MUSIC

6  The Show That Never Was — What if The Beatles kept touring?


SPECTACLE

8  When Afrobeat Was Born — The story of Fela Kuti and the invention of a new sound

14  The Allure of the King — What is it about Elvis Presley that we can’t forget?


TALKING HEADS

16  The Laugh Master Billy Crystal embarks on a new national tour

22  A Stage of Their Own — On the playground of comedy, Kathy Griffin says let’s hear it for the girls


LONG CENTER

12  Behind The Curtain — A look back at what the Long Center has been up to this season

18  “Peace. Love.Long Center.” — The Long Center Celebrates its 9th Anniversary with a little Beatlemania

24  All Cued Up — The students of Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards

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