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A Chain of Musicals: LEGALLY BLONDE

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: 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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NEWSFLASH: Nick Jonas to SUCCEED on Broadway

Nick Jonas will be appearing in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING for 5 months, through July 2012. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: ROCK OF AGES on the Silver Screen in June 2012

We’ve known for some time that Rock of Ages will become a movie musical under the direction of Adam Shankman, who said the following about the way he wants to cast the film: “I’m thinking big, and absolutely am going … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin in the LIMELIGHT Once More

Limelight, the new musical based on the life story of Charlie Chaplin, opens at La Jolla Playhouse tonight for a run through 17 October. The show has music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis, with a book by Curtis and Broadway … Continue reading

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Longest Running Broadway Musicals

This is the list as it stands at present, with the shows that have moved up the list since last October in green. 1. The Phantom of the Opera – 9179 performances, still running 2. Cats – 7485 performances 3. … Continue reading

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More HAIRSPRAY 2 News

Marc Shaiman was interviewed on MTV and spilled some new details about Hairspray 2, the movie musical sequel to Hairspray that is aiming for a July 2010 release: Scott (Wittman) and I are certainly on board. John Waters wrote a … Continue reading

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