Category Archives: Television

LOVE NEVER DIES: Debut of the Title Tune

The public will hear the title tune from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies for the first time tonight when it is performed by Sierra Boggess on The South Bank Show Awards. She will be accompanied by Lloyd Webber and … Continue reading

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RIP James Mitchell

James Mitchell was an American actor and dancer, who will be remembered chiefly as Palmer Cortlandt on All My Children. However, he was also a prominent figure in musical theatre dance history, working with Agnes de Mille many times during … Continue reading

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RIP Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons was an English actress who worked in film, on stage and on television. She was awarded two Oscars in her lifetime, one as Best Supporting Actress for Hamlet (1948)and another as Best Actress for The Happy Ending (1969). … Continue reading

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Liza on AUSTRALIAN IDOL

Here’s a fabulous clip of Liza, dispensing great advice to the contestants of Australian Idol and then delivering a performance of “Cabaret” afterwards. Gosh, I just love this woman! The years might have taken their toll on her voice, but … Continue reading

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A New DADDY LONG LEGS Musical

Anyone remember Daddy Long Legs? Cute novel (by Jean Webster), adapted 5 times for film and once for TV as an anime series, about an orphan and her sponsor. Well, it’s headed for the musical stage, in an adaptation by … Continue reading

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PROMISES, PROMISES to star Scarlett Johansson?

There are some (probably not very reliable) rumours on Splash News that Scarlett Johansson will star in the upcoming Broadway revival of Promises, Promises. In the article, the show is described as being “like Mad Men with a pop vocal … Continue reading

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BYE BYE BIRDIE on MAD MEN

A sequence based on the film version of Bye Bye Birdie has appeared in Episode 3/02 of Mad Men. Check it out here: In the sequence, the title song from the film is reproduced with new lyrics as the basis … Continue reading

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