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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 5 Cookin’ Musicals of the 1950s

What’s buzzin, cuzzins? This is a list of 5 of my favourite musicals of the 1950s.
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A Chain of Musicals: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES

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: GYPSY

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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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: GYPSY

Gypsy Want to be a star? Live through, not for, your daughters – Get your gimmick here! Want to write your own Gypsy haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: My Favourite Musical

Post a song from your favourite musical. Gypsy is my favourite musical and I think it is appropriate to post the song the appears close to the top of the show that got me hooked: “Some People”. A great piece … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Your Current Favourite Musical

Post a song from your current favourite. Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne and Arthur Laurents’s Gypsy is my all-time favourite musical. It is also my current favourite. It’s a fantastic musical, brilliantly conceived and executed. It features one of the most … 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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