Here’s a how-de-do! Satchmo at the Waldorf got written up in the San Francisco Chronicle:
One of the differences between his book and his play, Teachout said, is that while “Pops” makes it clear that Armstrong’s critics were short-sighted, “Satchmo at the Waldorf” is meant to allow audiences to draw their own conclusions about the controversy that raged around the musician.
“If you want to know what I think, you can find that in the book. At the end of the play, I would like the audience to draw their own conclusions–to be thoughtful about what they’ve seen,” he said….
Read the whole thing here.