Tag Archives: Lorenz Hart

Musical Theatre Sunday School: Divine Integration

There are three separate elements of divine integration in musical theatre: the book, the music and the lyrics. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: In the Beginning…

In the beginning, there was music and there was drama, and musical theatre was without form. Broadway was in darkness. And Henry Jarrett and Harry Palmer moved upon the face of the district, by arrangement with William Wheatley. “Let there be light,” they said: and there was THE BLACK CROOK. Continue reading

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CD Reviews: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER is a fantastic addition to the musical theatre collection of any fan of the form. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: LIDO LADY

Although the month is swiftly drawing to a close, there’s still time to take a look at another of the forgotten musicals created by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart during the 1920s. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE GIRL FRIEND

If THE GARRICK GAIETIES, which was featured in last week’s Forgotten Musicals Friday, was an important stepping stone for Richard Rodgers and Lorenza Hart, THE GIRL FRIEND cemented them in the public consciousness of 1920s America. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: THE BOY FRIEND Readathon Part 3

Today’s Musical Theatre Sunday School continues with the readathon of The Boy Friend by Sandy Wilson, which we started two weeks ago. We’ve covered the preface, author’s note and first act so far and today’s reading focuses on Act II … Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: DEAREST ENEMY

The success of The Garrick Gaieties opened up doors for Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Although they had tried to get Dearest Enemy produced before, those in the know had thought that a musical by a relatively untried songwriting team … Continue reading

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