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October 29, 1989 | ROBERT HILBURN
"I feel like I'm going inside to view the body . . . you know, like in a wake," Janis Margolin said, giggling nervously as she stood in line outside the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 46th Street. The Long Island receptionist had been looking forward for weeks to seeing rock singer Sting make his Broadway debut in a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's biting musical "3 Penny Opera," but she--and her three friends--were now apprehensive.
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October 29, 1989 | ROBERT HILBURN
"I feel like I'm going inside to view the body . . . you know, like in a wake," Janis Margolin said, giggling nervously as she stood in line outside the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 46th Street. The Long Island receptionist had been looking forward for weeks to seeing rock singer Sting make his Broadway debut in a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's biting musical "3 Penny Opera," but she--and her three friends--were now apprehensive.
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September 16, 1989 | DAN SULLIVAN, Times Theater Critic
Rocker Sting took it on the chin in Washington, where he's playing Mack the Knife in a revival of "Threepenny Opera" that is going to Broadway on Nov. 5. Washington critics weren't impressed with his opening-night performance at the National Theatre, where the show is warming up. The Post's David Richards thought that Sting looked sufficiently lean and mean but that his acting "has little resonance and his singing voice is surprisingly thin."
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September 16, 1989 | DAN SULLIVAN, Times Theater Critic
Rocker Sting took it on the chin in Washington, where he's playing Mack the Knife in a revival of "Threepenny Opera" that is going to Broadway on Nov. 5. Washington critics weren't impressed with his opening-night performance at the National Theatre, where the show is warming up. The Post's David Richards thought that Sting looked sufficiently lean and mean but that his acting "has little resonance and his singing voice is surprisingly thin."
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January 13, 1988
- Two of the most successful male vocalists in rock 'n' roll will soon be featured in concert at the San Diego International Sports Arena. John Cougar Mellencamp, the Midwest's answer to Bruce Springsteen, will perform Feb. 27, and Sting, lead singer with the Police, will appear March 22. Tickets for Mellencamp go on sale Jan. 23 and for Sting, Feb. 12. They'll be available at the arena box office and all Ticketmaster outlets at $18.50 each.
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August 1, 1988 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
The well-oiled machine that is Sting and his current band took the stage Saturday at the Pacific Amphitheatre and proceeded to demonstrate that they are, uh, a well-oiled machine. If you wanted superbly sung and well-executed music that traversed or blended pop, rock, jazz, reggae and funk, Sting delivered. If you wanted a nine-piece unit with vocal and instrumental chops galore, Sting delivered.
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