Tag Archives: Jerome Robbins

Monday Meditation: I’m Over the Closing Night Blues

Some thoughts on closing nights, following the shuttering of THE VISIT. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 6 Sweet Musicals of the 1960s

Ready to take five, dude? This is a list of 6 of my favourite musicals of the 1960s. Continue reading

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May Madness: Favourite Musical Theatre Directors on Broadway

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. Who is Your Favourite Musical Theatre Director on Broadway? … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Love at First Note

Post a song from a musical that you loved from hearing the first note. Today I am going to post a song from one of my big musical obsessions: Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim’s Gypsy. Gypsy begins with one of … Continue reading

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National Tour for WEST SIDE STORY

There will be a tour of Broadway’s current incarnation of West Side Story starting in October this year. This production, which features the classic score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, was directed by its librettist, Arthur Laurents. Much of … Continue reading

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RIP James Mitchell

James Mitchell was an American actor and dancer, who will be remembered chiefly as Palmer Cortlandt on All My Children. However, he was also a prominent figure in musical theatre dance history, working with Agnes de Mille many times during … Continue reading

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Sondheim and Rich at BARNES AND NOBLE

Stephen Sondheim and Frank Rich met yesterday at Barnes & Noble to hold a discussion session that was open to the public. Here are a few gems gleaned from that discussion. On talking to Ingmar Bergman about A Little Night … Continue reading

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