Category Archives: Lorenz Hart

Single-Song Showstopper: “He Vas My Boyfriend”

Today’s single-song showstopper is “He Vas My Boyfriend”, from YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, a musical comedy by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. Read the discussion and post your own thoughts! Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE

The Boys From Syracuse Four men with two names – What do you do with such men? Love them, or love Love. Want to write your own The Boys From Syracuse haiku? Head to the comment box and give it … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: PAL JOEY

Pal Joey Bewitched by his horn, Women chase him gladly – Still he is alone Want to write your own Pal Joey haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Lesser Known Musicals Month: THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

The Hunting of the Snark I developed a very unhealthy obsession with this musical (which was created by Mike Batt, who wrote “Bright Eyes” and “Caravans” and discovered Katie Melua) after the concept album was played during our Class Music … Continue reading

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Ethel Merman sings “Ten Cents a Dance”

Here’s a video of Ethel Merman singing Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart’s “Ten Cents a Dance” from Simple Simon. I pity the tough guy who would try to ‘tear her gown’. She looks like she’d deck him and do some … Continue reading

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