Tag Archives: La Cage aux Folles

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: Favourite Songs from 1980s Musicals

Choosing ten favourite songs from 1980s musicals was considerably easier than choosing songs for similar lists from the 1960s and 1970s. There just weren’t as many great shows with great scores in the 1980s. Ranking the songs is another story. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: THE BOY FRIEND Readathon Part 1

Sundays at Musical Cyberspace are a time to have a look at musicals in more depth. This month, we are going to have a readathon of the libretto of THE BOY FRIEND by Sandy Wilson. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Keep it Gay!

Every day this December, Musical Cyberspace chooses 5 musicals linked by a common theme and ranks them from best to worst. The link for today’s five musicals is gay characters. Continue reading

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RIP Arthur Laurents

Playwright, director and screenwriter Arthur Laurents passed away today. Musical theatre fans will  remember him for writing the books of West Side Story, Gypsy, Hallelujah Baby! and La Cage aux Folles and for directing, in particular, the most recent revivals … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: No more Tambor in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

While it’s relatively the big news is that there are new principles in Broadway’s current revival of La Cage aux Folles, including Harvey Fierstein, whose tweets leading up to his first performance were majorly entertaining, as Albin, it’s perhaps even … Continue reading

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2010 Drama Desk Awards

The Drama Desk Awards were presented last night in a ceremony hosted by Patti LuPone. Memphis won 4 awards, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Montego Glover tied with Catherine Zeta-Jones), Outstanding Music and Orchestrations. La Cage aux … Continue reading

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