Tag Archives: Fred Ebb

Monday Meditation: I’m Over the Closing Night Blues

Some thoughts on closing nights, following the shuttering of THE VISIT. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Best Moments at the 69th Tony Awards

The 69th Annual Tony Awards took place last Sunday, so with almost a week to reflect on how the ceremony landed, it’s time to share my list of the ten best moments at this year’s ceremony. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: My 5 Current Musical Theatre Obsessions

For today’s edition of the “Saturday List” on Musical Cyberspace, I thought I would share my 5 current musical theatre obsessions, the things that I am finding most fascinating in the world of musical theatre – right here, right now. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 6 Sweet Musicals of the 1960s

Ready to take five, dude? This is a list of 6 of my favourite musicals of the 1960s. 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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Cast Album Reviews: NEWSIES

Let me begin this review by saying that I am one of many teenagers that loved Newsies when it was released in 1992. Today I recognise that the film is flawed, but a recent viewing made it clear to me … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

The Scottsboro Boys The truth of the past Revealed by Bones and Tambo; The future unclear Want to write your own The Scottsboro Boys haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Advent Calendar: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

Today’s musical is something of a Christmas event. It is playing on Broadway now and it will be gone in January. Nope, it’s not Elf. It is The Scottsboro Boys, the new John Kander and Fred Ebb musical, that transferred … Continue reading

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2010 Drama Desk Awards

The Drama Desk Awards were presented last night in a ceremony hosted by Patti LuPone. Memphis won 4 awards, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Montego Glover tied with Catherine Zeta-Jones), Outstanding Music and Orchestrations. La Cage aux … Continue reading

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Musical Notes: 20 May 2010

The Scottsboro Boys Sets Broadway Dates The Scottsboro Boys, the new John Kander-Fred Ebb-David Thompson musical based on the infamous Scottsboro case in the 1930s, will open on Broadway at the Lyceum theatre on 31st October 2010, following a preview … Continue reading

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