Tag Archives: A Little Night Music

The Saturday List: A Fine, Fine Life for I’D DO ANYTHING’s Nancies

Where are they now? A look at where the 12 musical theatre performers who competed for the role of Nancy in I’D DO ANYTHING, the 2008 BBC talent show cum reality series that searched for performers to play Oliver and Nancy in the 2009 London revival of the show, are today. Continue reading

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Angela Lansbury: an Anna for the Ages?

For her short spell as Anna, Angela Lansbury was nominated for the 1978 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. I am certain her performance was nothing less than magical. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: THE BOY FRIEND Readathon Part 1

Sundays at Musical Cyberspace are a time to have a look at musicals in more depth. This month, we are going to have a readathon of the libretto of THE BOY FRIEND by Sandy Wilson. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Bernadette Peters

The link for today’s five musicals is Bernadette Peters. It goes without saying that Peters has had an incredible career on Broadway and choosing only a handful of her shows to feature here today was a tough choice. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I Am Over Fear Taught in the Name of Sondheim

Don’t get me wrong. I love Stephen Sondheim’s musicals. Follies, Gypsy, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Company are shows that can be ranked among the absolute best achievements in musical theatre and most his other shows aren’t far … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Musicals Made Into Movies

Post a song from a musical you wish was (never) made into a movie. The brackets make this one wide open. Perhaps I’ll pick something from somewhere in the middle, namely ‘a musical that I wish was never made into … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Joanna Gleason on BROADWAYWORLD

Joanna Gleason, the Canadian, Tony Award-winning musical theatre actress who originated the role of the Baker’s Wife in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods, has just done an interview with BroadwayWorld in which she admits that Into the … Continue reading

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2010 Drama Desk Awards

The Drama Desk Awards were presented last night in a ceremony hosted by Patti LuPone. Memphis won 4 awards, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Montego Glover tied with Catherine Zeta-Jones), Outstanding Music and Orchestrations. La Cage aux … Continue reading

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Musical Notes: 18 May 2010

Index Broadway Bound: The Scottsboro Boys … p.2 Zorba Revival Confirmed … p.2 Spider-Man Update … p.2 Casting News: Falling for Eve … p.3 The Sun Sets on A Little Night Music … p.3 TV Talk … p.4 On the … Continue reading

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Sondheim at the BBC PROMS

This season of the BBC Proms with use its July 31st concert to celebrate the work of Stephen Sondheim to celebrate his 80th birthday. The Proms are an annual classical music event in the UK and this year they will … Continue reading

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