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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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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A “Love to Hate” Character

Post a song sung by a musical character that’s so bad, cruel or evil that you love them, or sung by a musical character you love to hate. It has to be Eva Peron, as portrayed in Tim Rice and … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Musicals for Favourite Performers

Post a song from a musical you’d love to see featuring/starring all your favourite performers. This is a tough choice, because there are two shows that I’d really like to nominate here: Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies and Michael … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Relatable Character

Post a song sung by the character in a musical with whom you can most relate. I’m going to post “Being Alive” from Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company today. It’s weird how this particular song feels like a romantic … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Your Current Favourite Musical

Post a song from your current favourite. Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne and Arthur Laurents’s Gypsy is my all-time favourite musical. It is also my current favourite. It’s a fantastic musical, brilliantly conceived and executed. It features one of the most … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Funny Musical

Post a song from a musical that makes you laugh. The Book of Mormon (with book, music and lyrics credited equally to book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone) has one of the funniest scores … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Musical Everyone Should See Live

Post a song from a musical which everyone should see performed live. I should be posting a song from A Chorus Line today. But there are other things on my mind and I am going to go with another show … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Musicals Made Into Movies

Post a song from a musical you wish was (never) made into a movie. The brackets make this one wide open. Perhaps I’ll pick something from somewhere in the middle, namely ‘a musical that I wish was never made into … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: An Inspiring Musical

Post a song from a musical that inspires you. I am going to choose Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s Edges for today’s show. How come? Because this show came out of nowhere and became really popular through nothing but hard … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Disappointing Musical

Post a song from a musical which disappointed you. About halfway through the first act of We Will Rock You, I was dumbfounded. The Queen songs are wonderful but the book is a disaster. Ben Elton’s dialogue is basically a … Continue reading

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