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The ALLEGIANCE World Premiere

With its moving score, ALLEGIANCE takes audiences on a journey into our nation’s history through the eyes of one American family. This post deals with the World Premiere of the show and features a video recording of Telly Leung singing one of the songs from the show. Continue reading

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UP FOR DISCUSSION: “Musical Theatre and the Uncool”

I just read an article called “A Slushy in the Face: Musical Theatre Music and the Uncool“. Some interesting points, but I felt several are steeped in generalisations. One of the things that I found to be so was the … Continue reading

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Helen Keller: the Musical?!!

Goodness knows how long this will remain up on YouTube, but I thought I should share it while I had the chance. What you will see when you click play is a musical based on the life of Helen Keller. … Continue reading

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Crazy Concepts for Classic Shows: the Sondheim Edition

Sometimes “crazy concepts” – ideas that attempt to breathe new life in to classic musicals – make it all the way into production. Although some of these concepts are not necessarily “crazy”, but merely unconventional, here are a couple done … Continue reading

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Musical Notes: 23 May 2010

Miranda/Miranda “Audition”: Spring Awakening … p.2 TV Talk … p.2

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Musical Notes: 20 May 2010

The Scottsboro Boys Sets Broadway Dates The Scottsboro Boys, the new John Kander-Fred Ebb-David Thompson musical based on the infamous Scottsboro case in the 1930s, will open on Broadway at the Lyceum theatre on 31st October 2010, following a preview … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Disney: AIDA Part 6

This is Part 6 in a series of posts that examines Disney’s Aida in detail. Aida has a book by Linda Woolverton, David Henry Hwang and Robert Falls, lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Elton John. Act 1 Scene … Continue reading

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