Category Archives: Richard Rodgers

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: FLOWER DRUM SONG

Flower Drum Song Children keep growing; She adores her womanhood. Pa-ra-pa pum pum! Want to write your own Flower Drum Song haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: SOUTH PACIFIC

South Pacific One magical night, Matching thoughts sing in the stars: Love checks prejudice. Want to write your own South Pacific haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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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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May Madness: Are Period Musicals Dated?

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. Are Period Musicals Dated? I think there is a … Continue reading

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May Madness: The Scariest Song in Musical Theatre

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. The Scariest Song in Musical Theatre When I think … Continue reading

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May Madness: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs

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. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs The “I Want … Continue reading

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