It has been a year of triumph for Harry Connick, Jr., with his universally
heralded appearance in the celebrated revival of The Pajama Game. Even with
his focus on Broadway, however, thoughts of his home town have never been far
from Connick's mind.
"New Orleans is a city of paradox. Sin, salvation, sex, sanctification, so
intertwined yet so separate. The blurred lines from the dark blue of Mardi Gras
night to the periwinkle of Ash Wednesday morning" is the way Connick summarizes
the gritty and grandiose, soulful...