Tag Archives: Into the Woods

The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1980s Musicals

Choosing ten favourite songs from 1980s musicals was considerably easier than choosing songs for similar lists from the 1960s and 1970s. There just weren’t as many great shows with great scores in the 1980s. Ranking the songs is another story. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1970s Musicals

The Saturday List this week features some of my favourite songs from 1970s musicals. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Sondheim’s Post-Prince Shows

Even though it has been more than 30 years since Merrily We Roll Along flopped on Broadway and put an end to his fruitful collaboration with director-producer Harold Prince, Stephen Sondheim has only written five complete and completely new musicals … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Cinderella at the Grave”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Broadway’s original Into the Woods Cinderella, Kim Crosby, makes the role look deceptively easy. Take “Cinderella at the Grave” for instance: she nails the complicated … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: INTO THE WOODS

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … Continue reading

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RIP Tom Aldredge

American television, film and stage actor Tom Aldredge has passed away from lymphoma at the age of 83. A wildly prolific actor, he will always be remembered by musical theatre fans for originating the roles of the Narrator and Mysterious … Continue reading

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May Madness: Another Fun Theatre Survey

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Today’s post is more about me and my life in the theatre in general. Here are 20 more questions that together form a … Continue reading

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May Madness: a Fun Theatre Survey

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Today’s post is more about me and my life in the theatre in general. Here are 20 questions that together form a fun … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Musical “To Do”

Post a song from a musical in which you would love to be involved. All right, so I am putting it out there. I want to direct Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods. Next year. I have no … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Joanna Gleason on BROADWAYWORLD

Joanna Gleason, the Canadian, Tony Award-winning musical theatre actress who originated the role of the Baker’s Wife in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods, has just done an interview with BroadwayWorld in which she admits that Into the … Continue reading

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