Category Archives: Andrew Lloyd Webber

1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Lerner and Loewe’s Big Five

Every day this December, Musical Cyberspace chooses 5 musicals linked by a common theme and ranks them from best to worst. The link for today’s five musicals is Lerner and Loewe. Continue reading

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I’m Over Being Concerned About What I Should Like

Have you ever read one of those polls on a musical theatre forum asking what your guilty pleasures are? I always struggle to participate in threads like those because I really do find worth in even the worst musicals. It’s … Continue reading

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Updates: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

I’m piloting a refreshed look for the show pages here at Musical Cyberspace and I thought I would test things out on The Phantom of the Opera. What’s New A new introduction has been written for the show. A character … Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “One More Angel in Heaven”

The theme for April 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is “Single-Song Showstoppers”, a series of big numbers sung by a featured characters in a show – typically their only solo, although they might sing minor bits and pieces elsewhere – each … Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “Song of the King”

Today’s single-song showstopper is “Song of the King”, from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Read our comments and share your own thoughts with us! Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Pilate and Christ”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. More than four decades since Jesus Christ Superstar first debuted, the line ‘Someone Christ, King of the Jews’ from “Pilate and Christ” still jars. It’s … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “King Herod’s Song”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that rocks out until suddenly, late in Act II, Herod arrives and … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “All For Laura”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. “All For Laura”, from The Woman in White, features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by David Zippel. The show aims to translate the … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Simon Zealotes”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. I first thought about including “Simon Zealotes” in this series of posts when I posted “Tommy, Can You Hear Me?” earlier this month. The two … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Judas’ Death”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. One of the most disturbing parts of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar, “Judas’ Death” documents Judas’ descent into a suicidal mania … Continue reading

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