Tag archives: Michael Butler

Remembering Michael Butler
By Richard Mineards   |   November 22, 2022

On a personal note, I remember Michael Butler, Tony-winning producer of Hair on Broadway, who has died in our Eden by the Beach aged 95. Butler was an international celebrity in the ‘60s and ‘70s with friendships with such global figures as the Shah of Iran and the Maharaja of Jaipur. Above all, Butler was […]

Some ‘Salvation’
By Richard Mineards   |   December 14, 2021

The venerable Granada was socially gridlocked when Westmont College held its 17th annual Christmas Festival “Salvation For All” over two days given the demand for tickets. Michael Shasberger, Adams professor for music and worship, who is retiring in May after 16 years, created the hugely popular event and has directed it each year, normally at […]