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The Saturday List: 10 Times the Musical Challenged Its Dismissal as a Relevant Art Form

Although many people dismiss the musical as a relevant form of artistic expression, the musical can easily hold its own alongside any form of theatre you might care to mention. So I thought that today, I might put together a Saturday list of just ten times musicals have been completely in step with the world around them. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Musical Theatre Related Things that Get Me Excited

It’s time for another “Saturday List” and today I thought I would share some musical theatre related things that get me excited. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1980s Musicals

Choosing ten favourite songs from 1980s musicals was considerably easier than choosing songs for similar lists from the 1960s and 1970s. There just weren’t as many great shows with great scores in the 1980s. Ranking the songs is another story. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “The Firing of Jimmy”

People forget just how much music there is in Dreamgirls. That’s largely thanks to the film, which substituted some of the soul-influenced recitative with dialogue, never quite managing to get the relationship between the spoken word and the singing right. … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: HAIRSPRAY

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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A Chain of Musicals: DREAMGIRLS

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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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: DREAMGIRLS

Dreamgirls He steps on her heart, She, with her Dreams and wishes; Changing is the key. Want to write your own Dreamgirls haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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