Broadway Composer Frank Wildhorn: Nice to Have a Hit Show, Nicer to Have a "Hit Life"

December 1, 2014 9:29 PM

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It might seem safe to assume that with more than a half dozen Broadway openings under your belt, success could be measured by incredible talent and critical acclaim. However, in the case of composer Frank Wildhorn, this formula comes with a curious nuance - on Broadway, he's often faced with both critics and acclaim, but hasn't been able to build a bridge to span these divergent shores of opinion.

In many ways 'the everyman's Sondheim,' the composer of underappreciated pop-infused works including Jekyll & Hyde, Wonderland, Bonnie and Clyde, and more, however, won't let criticism deter him from his life's work. "I think the key is that you've got to have some perspective on your life," Wildhor...

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