Tag Archives: Company

The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1970s Musicals

The Saturday List this week features some of my favourite songs from 1970s musicals. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Sondheim’s Post-Prince Shows

Even though it has been more than 30 years since Merrily We Roll Along flopped on Broadway and put an end to his fruitful collaboration with director-producer Harold Prince, Stephen Sondheim has only written five complete and completely new musicals … Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I’ll Never Get Over (Trying to Understand) Michael John LaChiusa

Is there any theatremaker working in musical theatre today who is as divisive as Michael John LaChiusa? Some people think his work is amazing, diverse and complex while others think he writes musicals that are unmemorable, one-note and pretentious. I’m in the former category. 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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Double Take December: I DO! I DO!

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. I … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: COMPANY

Company Hundreds of people, Crazy lunches and weddings: Where is your “plus one”? Want to write your own Company haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try! This post brings Musical Theatre Haiku Month to an end. … Continue reading

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May Madness: Are Period Musicals Dated?

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. Are Period Musicals Dated? I think there is a … Continue reading

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