Tag Archives: Cinderella

NEWSFLASH: Carly Rae Jepsen to Star in CINDERELLA on Broadway

Carly Rae Jepsen, the singer of the catchy pop hit “Call Me Maybe”, will take over the role of Ella in the current Broadway production of CINDERELLA. Continue reading

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Monday Montage: CINDERELLA

The Monday Montage for today focuses on Cinderella, the new adaptation of the classic Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein television musical by Douglas Carter Beane. The show opened on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre on 3 March 2013. The original score of … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Cinderella at the Grave”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Broadway’s original Into the Woods Cinderella, Kim Crosby, makes the role look deceptively easy. Take “Cinderella at the Grave” for instance: she nails the complicated … Continue reading

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May Madness: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs

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. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs The “I Want … Continue reading

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Review: Disney’s THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

Disney returns to its roots with this release of The Princess and the Frog, the first of its kind since Home on the Range in 2004. For too long, the studio proper has languished in the domain of CGI features … Continue reading

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Mixed Race Musical Theatre Casts

One of the hot topics in musical theatre at the moment seems to be the validity of mixed race casting. The trend seems to have been pushed into the spotlight by the television remakes of Cinderella (which featured a completely … Continue reading

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