Tag Archives: Elaine Paige

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: “Blow, Gabriel, Blow”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” is a thrilling showstopper in the gospel “get happy” mould from the classic Cole Porter show, Anything Goes. It’s a straightforward piece, … Continue reading

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“I Know Him So Well”, featuring Susan Boyle

Here’s a “treat”: Elaine Paige singing “I Know Him So Well” with Susan Boyle. It’s an absolute feast of poor enunciation, bad timing and absent harmonies!

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ANYTHING GOES Back to Broadway with Reba McEntire?

Rumour has it that Anything Goes may be headed back to Broadway starring Reba McEntire as Reno Sweeney under the direction of Kathleen Marshall for the Roundabout Theatre Company. Marshall tends to hit or miss, so I guess it’ll be … Continue reading

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