Author Archives: David Fick

The “Happy Birthday, MISS SAIGON” Quiz

Today in 1989, Miss Saigon had its world premiere in London. Here’s a little quiz to celebrate. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Lights, Camera, Action! Ten Movie Musicals on the Way to the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love a great movie musical? OK, there are loads of people who don’t. But I do, and it’s devastating when one doesn’t live up to its potential. On this week’s Saturday List, I’m taking a look at ten upcoming movie musicals to which I’m looking forward. Some of these are nowhere near opening day, but here’s hoping! Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 1

A list of colourful songs to celebrate the South Africa revival of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Part one of a three-part series. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Go GREASE(d) Lightnin’ / No GREASE(d) Lightnin’

It may be almost a week since the much-hyped GREASE: LIVE hit the small screen, but that’s given the dust (and the fankids) a little time to settle. This week’s Saturday List takes a looks at some of the strengths and weaknesses that have revealed themselves since last Sunday. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: The Marvin Hamlisch Musicals Countdown

The Marvin Hamlisch story is the subject of a brand new show, I’M PLAYING YOUR SONG. In today’s “Saturday List”, Musical Cyberspace takes a look at Hamlisch’s five greatest musicals. Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I am Not Over the Old Masters

Sometimes its easy to forget just how far musicals have come; it’s also easy to dismiss how much the ground-breakers were doing at the time. Continue reading

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