Category Archives: General News

Look who’s here! I’m still here!

Things on Musical Cyberspace have been rather quiet of late. It has been a busy couple of months for me, what with trying to balance teaching, writing reviews for BroadwayWorld and working on 8 books that will hopefully be published … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Lenora Nemetz in THE EXAMINER

Here’s an interesting interview with Lenora Nemetz, the actress who originated the role of Fritzie in Cabaret, who understudied and then went on to replace both Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera in Chicago, who understudied Liza Minnelli in The Rink … Continue reading

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May Madness: New Musicals of the 2011-2012 Season

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Feel free to share your thoughts on each topic in the comment box below. New Musicals of the 2011-2012 Season Not all of … Continue reading

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May Madness: Revivals of the 2011-2012 Season

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Feel free to share your thoughts on each topic in the comment box below. Revivals of the 2011-2012 Season After a poor 2010-2011 … Continue reading

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Farewell to Lillias White as FELA! Welcomes Patti LaBelle

Today will see Lillias White give her last two performances as Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti, the mother of the titular character in the hit Broadway musical, Fela! White has been with the show since its Broadway opening on 19 October 2009 and … Continue reading

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The Alice Ripley Controversy

Musical theatre sites are buzzing with conflicting opinions around the “Alice Ripley” controversy. Haven’t heard about it yet? Here’s the 411: From PopWatch: (Alice Ripley) came under fire for using a gay slur in her Facebook status, a response to … Continue reading

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FELA! Cast Album Available for Pre-Order

The original cast recording of Fela!, the new jukebox bio-musical chronicling the life of Nigerian activist-muso Fela Anikulapo-Kuti will be released in June and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. With 16 funky Afrobeat tracks and a super performance … Continue reading

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