Tag Archives: Hugh Wheeler

A Chain of Musicals: SWEENEY TODD

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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May Madness: The Scariest Song in Musical Theatre

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 Scariest Song in Musical Theatre When I think … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Musicals Made Into Movies

Post a song from a musical you wish was (never) made into a movie. The brackets make this one wide open. Perhaps I’ll pick something from somewhere in the middle, namely ‘a musical that I wish was never made into … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Song with the Best Lyrics

Post a musical theatre song with the best lyrics. The first time I heard “Someone in a Tree” was in a documentary about the making of Pacific Overtures, the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical (with additional material by Hugh Wheeler). As … Continue reading

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A LITTLE (Parisian) NIGHT MUSIC

Yagg, a great French website devoted primarily to gay and lesbian media, has put up another video about the Parisian production of A Little Night Music, this time showcasing director Lee Blakeley’s thoughts about the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical, Greta … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Leslie Caron in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Legendary actress Leslie Caron is on stage in France, playing Mme Armfeldt in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s A Little Night Music. Yagg, a French website devoted primarily to gay and lesbian media, has up an interview with Caron about … Continue reading

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Scott Thomas Out, Scacchi In

The upcoming production of A Little Night Music in Paris loses one Desiree and gains another as Kristin Scott Thomas bows out because of a foot injury and Greta Scacchi signs on to play the fading actress in Stephen Sondheim … Continue reading

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