Tag Archives: Elton John

Lost Songs: “Warthog Rhapsody” from THE LION KING

Before there was “Hakuna Matata”, there was “Warthog Rhapsody”. Thankfully, the song was replaced by the time THE LION KING was released. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. 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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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE LION KING

The Lion King Listen: the grass sings Shakespeare for a younger crew. Zoo puppets go wild! Want to write your own The Lion King haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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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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May Musical Madness: The Best Disney Musical on Broadway

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. The Best Disney Musical on Broadway Seems like Disney’s … Continue reading

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