Tag Archives: Billy Elliot

1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Keep it Gay!

Every day this December, Musical Cyberspace chooses 5 musicals linked by a common theme and ranks them from best to worst. The link for today’s five musicals is gay characters. Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “Expressing Yourself”

Today’s single-song showstopper is “Expressing Yourself”, from BILLY ELLIOT, a musical play with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Elton John. Read the song discussion and post your own comments of the song. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: BILLY ELLIOT to Close in January

Playbill has reported that Billy Elliot, the musical with book and lyrics penned by Lee Hall and music by Elton John that is based on the popular film of the same name, will be closing on 8 January 2012. I’m … Continue reading

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May Madness: Movie to Current Broadway Musical to Movie Musical

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Feel free to share your thoughts on each topic in the comment box below. Movie to Current Broadway Musical to Movie Musical Which … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: BILLY ELLIOT Opens in Chicago

Billy Elliot, the musical that TIME magazine named the best of the decade, officially opens tonight in Chicago at the Ford Center’s Oriental Theatre. Based on the popular film, the musical has a book and lyrics penned by Lee Hall … Continue reading

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BILLY ELLIOT at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Of the performances I’ve watched so far, Billy Elliot is one that I’ve enjoyed more than many of the others. Strange, perhaps, as this song has never been one of my absolute favourites in the score and I only really … Continue reading

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Michael Kunze and “Dramamusicals”

BroadwayWorld recently published an interview with Michael Kunze about his musical adaptation of Rebecca, which is aiming for an English language transfer to the a major commercial centre like the West End or Broadway. Kunze takes great pains to try … Continue reading

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