Tag Archives: Bea Arthur

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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Musical Theatre Advent Calendar: MAME

I’ve decided to have a musical theatre virtual advent calendar here at Musical Cyberspace. Today’s musical is Mame, Jerry Herman’s 1966 musical that starred Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur. The show ran for a total of 1 508 performances, moving … Continue reading

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(Re)considering Musical Theatre Practice: Part 1

Six years ago I delivered a seminar at the University of Cape Town entitled “Musical Theatre Practice: a consideration of genre, form and the festival of renewal”. In that seminar, I set out to explore the major forms of musical … Continue reading

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Tribute to Bea Arthur

Angela Lansbury will host a memorial for Bea Arthur. Continue reading

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