McMurtry has been courting a cult following since way back in 1989, when John Mellencamp heard his demo and helped produce the first of three albums McMurtry recorded for Columbia.
Sometimes pop culture hits me harder than it should. I’ve sobbed uncontrollably over the deaths of characters I hold dear, and many a series finale has left me with a lump in my throat and a pit in my stomach.
I love books about people who love books.
Randall Speer first heard “Misa Azteca,” the largest of the pieces to be performed, in 2012 while Randolph’s chorale was performing at the Festival of the Aegean in Greece. He immediately knew he wanted to bring the arrangement back to the college.
When Larry Hart, theater director, couldn’t find a comedy big enough for his 20-student class, he chose two productions and offered his upperclassmen the opportunity to try their hands at directing.