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Musical Theatre Sunday School: In the Beginning…

In the beginning, there was music and there was drama, and musical theatre was without form. Broadway was in darkness. And Henry Jarrett and Harry Palmer moved upon the face of the district, by arrangement with William Wheatley. “Let there be light,” they said: and there was THE BLACK CROOK. Continue reading

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The Ethel Merman Disco Album

So who has heard The Ethel Merman Disco Album? It is truly awful – but an experience that every musical theatre fan should have at least once in a lifetime. It consists of several of Merman’s hit tunes (from Girl … Continue reading

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Musical Comedy vs. Musical Play

Following my 2010 redux blog on “Genres of Musical Theatre“, I received a message from Hans Anders Elgvang, a regular visitor of this site, asking: ‘What are, in your opinion, the differences between the form categories musical comedy and musical … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: GIRL CRAZY for Encores!

Encores! will be producing GIRL CRAZY, the Gershwins’ fanciful Depression-era musical of 1930. Continue reading

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