Tag Archives: Abe Burrows

The Saturday List: 5 Cookin’ Musicals of the 1950s

What’s buzzin, cuzzins? This is a list of 5 of my favourite musicals of the 1950s.
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Single-Song Showstopper: “Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat”

The first single-song showstopper for the month is “Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat”, from GUYS AND DOLLS, a musical comedy with book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Read the song discussion and post your own comments of the song. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Adelaide’s Lament”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. “Adelaide’s Lament” is a fantastic character piece. Crafted by Frank Loesser for the 1950 musical Guys and Dolls, the song helps to define precisely who … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: GUYS AND DOLLS

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … Continue reading

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Double Take December: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

It’s Double Take December at Musical Cyberspace! Every musical pretty much has something one likes and something one doesn’t in it. This month I’ll be listing one of each for a range of musicals, a different one each day. How … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Nick Jonas to SUCCEED on Broadway

Nick Jonas will be appearing in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING for 5 months, through July 2012. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: GUYS AND DOLLS

Guys and Dolls Been in love before? Then follow the fold of love. Bet your soul on it! Want to write your own Guys and Dolls haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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