Tag Archives: Jonathan Larson

THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Great Musical Theatre Dates

Nobody I know enjoys dating. But experience tells us that there are good dates to be had. And so do musicals. So let’s take a look at ten great musical theatre dates. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. Continue reading

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“There’s only this…”

So – to wrap up my thoughts about RENT before I move onto the next musical of the many that spin around in my mind. At any rate, I reached the point where I think I became more receptive to … Continue reading

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“You’re what you own…”

During the time I spent reading for my Honours degree in Drama a dramaturg came to work with the theatre-making students on campus. Although I was not directly involved with any of the projects she co-ordinated, I attended her seminar … Continue reading

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RENT Rant: Anachronistic much?

Does anyone know the precise year in which RENT is set? It seems that Christopher Columbus and Stephen Chbosky do – 1989. But wait! Wasn’t Thelma and Louise , a film reference in RENT only released in 1991? How did … Continue reading

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Michael John LaChiusa and the “Faux Musical”

Opera News published a super article by Michael John Lachiusa about the state of musical theatre. Entitled “The Great Grey Way”, the article is essential reading for anyone interested in musicals and how they are developing in this new century. … Continue reading

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