Category Archives: The Saturday List

THE SATURDAY LIST: Five Favourite “Small Cast” Shows

For today’s Saturday List, I thought it might be fun to take a look at some “small cast” shows. By their very nature, these shows are more intimate than the big musicals that play the biggest houses on Broadway, in the West End and internationally. Some are introspective, others are side-splittingly funny – but many are just as moving as their classic, big, blockbuster counterparts. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Open a New Window on MAME!

The legendary Jerry Herman, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee musical Mame opened for the first time on Broadway in May 1966. Who could lead a revival as the show heads towards its diamond anniversary? Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Annie by Annie Gettin’ Her Gun

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN is 74 years old today! This grand old dame of musical theatre premiered on this day in 1946 – celebrate it in today’s Saturday list from Musical Cyberspace. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: So Much “Happiness,” So Much PASSION!

Today is the day in 1994 that Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Passion began its 280-performance run. Celebrate its anniversary with on Musical Cyberspace. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Happy Birthday, “Sunday”!

Does anyone still finish a hat? Come and celebrate the Broadway birthday of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Musical Cyberspace. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Five Bees-Knees Musicals of the 1920s

How’s tricks, everyone? Today’s “Saturday List” takes a look at my top five musicals from the 1920s. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Lights, Camera, Action! Ten Movie Musicals on the Way to the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love a great movie musical? OK, there are loads of people who don’t. But I do, and it’s devastating when one doesn’t live up to its potential. On this week’s Saturday List, I’m taking a look at ten upcoming movie musicals to which I’m looking forward. Some of these are nowhere near opening day, but here’s hoping! Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 1

A list of colourful songs to celebrate the South Africa revival of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Part one of a three-part series. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Go GREASE(d) Lightnin’ / No GREASE(d) Lightnin’

It may be almost a week since the much-hyped GREASE: LIVE hit the small screen, but that’s given the dust (and the fankids) a little time to settle. This week’s Saturday List takes a looks at some of the strengths and weaknesses that have revealed themselves since last Sunday. Continue reading

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