NYCB Theatre at Westbury: An Introspective Look

NYCB Theatre at Westbury
THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY DAVE GIL DE RUBIO AND PUBLISHED BY LONG ISLAND PRESS ON OCTOBER 25, 2012.

It was April 19, 1968, and The Doors took the stage for their second set.

Most of The Doors, anyway. As keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger began playing “Peace Frog” to a packed house, lead singer Jim Morrison was nowhere to be found.

Suddenly, there was commotion in the darkness at the back of the room, and Morrison stumbled down one of the ramps leading to the stage. The crowd taunted him as he joined his band mates and began hurling jabs at the audience in between songs and halfway through them.

A familiar tune would start—whether it be “Light My Fire” or “Soul Kitchen”—and Morrison would sing a few lines, rant about something else, then veer off, even picking fights with random audience members. Boos filled the air.

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