Tag Archives: James Goldman

The Saturday List: 10 Times the Musical Challenged Its Dismissal as a Relevant Art Form

Although many people dismiss the musical as a relevant form of artistic expression, the musical can easily hold its own alongside any form of theatre you might care to mention. So I thought that today, I might put together a Saturday list of just ten times musicals have been completely in step with the world around them. Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “Who’s That Woman?”

Today’s single-song showstopper – from James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s concept musical, Follies – is “Who’s That Woman?” Read the song discussion and post your own comments of the song. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: The FOLLIES Revival Recording…

Everyone is waiting to hear the cast recording of the current Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies. Gossip, hopes and rumours are rippling though message boards, social networks and blogs about the recording. Cast member Terri White … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: FOLLIES

Follies A shimmering past Undead ghosts are in limbo Buildings, people fall Want to write your own Follies haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Musicals for Favourite Performers

Post a song from a musical you’d love to see featuring/starring all your favourite performers. This is a tough choice, because there are two shows that I’d really like to nominate here: Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies and Michael … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Favourite Compser’s Musical

Post a song by your favourite musical composer. The choice of composer is easy: Stephen Sondheim. But which song? That’s the tough part. Perhaps, then, I should simply go for the first one that springs to mind, “The Road You … Continue reading

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