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Monday Meditation: I am Not Over the Old Masters

Sometimes its easy to forget just how far musicals have come; it’s also easy to dismiss how much the ground-breakers were doing at the time. 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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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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A Chain of Musicals: KISS ME, KATE

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: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN

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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It’s Ethel Merman Week at Musical Cyberspace!

I had a dream! A dream about you, Ethel! It’s gonna come true, Ethel! They think that we’re through, But Ethel – It’s Ethel Merman week at Musical Cyberspace! Let’s kick off by taking stock of the legend that was … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: George Hearn Joins ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Ravinia

George Hearn will join the previously announced Patti Lupone and Brian Stokes Mitchell for the Ravinia Festival’s concert production of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. Continue reading

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