Category Archives: Revues

Genres of Musical Theatre Redux: the 2010 edition

In a discussion around different kinds of musical theatre, I think the first step is to define the terrain of musical theatre. Musical theatre does not include all theatre that uses music. Musical theatre excludes – for example – opera, … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Cast Recording

The cast of Sondheim on Sondheim is heading into the studio today to finish recording the cast album of the show. Word is that Sondheim’s commentary from the video footage will be on the album, which is a huge plus … Continue reading

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Vanessa Williams on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

Vanessa Williams – who is currently appearing on Broadway in Sondheim on Sondheim – has landed a role in Desperate Housewives. It’ll be great for that show and Williams is certain to be great in it, but it’s a pity … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Song List

With opening night here, the time has come when the set list of songs for Sondheim on Sondheim is finally frozen and any and all rumours about what will be replaced or reallocated can be put to rest. Here is … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Video Clips

Sondheim on Sondheim opens tonight. To mark that event, let’s take a look at a few clips from the show: My reactions: Opening Montage: The show looks like what it is: a revue. The video screens look impressive, as if … Continue reading

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Vanessa on SONDHEIM on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Here’s an interview with Vanessa Williams from Good Morning, America, in which she discusses her involvement in the new musical revue, Sondheim on Sondheim, and on Ugly Betty, which is in the midst of playing its final season. We get … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Photographs

Sondheim on Sondheim is the Roundabout Theatre’s new musical revue that aims to give the audience “an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words… and music”, using exclusive interview footage to gain an inside look at Sondheim’s … Continue reading

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