Review: Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses

DEC. 18, 2017, STAGEBUDDY.COM – Ever since Hamilton we’ve been asking ourselves what goes on in "the room where it happens." Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses gives us a brutal, rollicking peek. The story, as told by Peter Galperin (concept, music, lyrics and book) and Daniel Scot Kadin (book co-writer), is essentially one of idealism, pragmatism, and entitlement gone monumentally wrong.  Moses, played by Broadway veteran Constantine Maroulis, is the embodiment of an oily, obsessive megalomaniacal politician -- as recognizable a character today as he was at the height of power in the 20th century.  Moses’ legacy as an urban planner, which includes building the network of highways that connect New York City to the tristate area and the low bridges that kept buses and, by extension, minority New Yorkers from enjoying the parks and beaches of Long Island, has made him one of the most polarizing characters in New York City history. Read the full article...

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