Tag Archives: Liza Minnelli

Musical Theatre Sunday School: LIZA MINNELLI – BORN A STAR Readathon Part 1

This month in Musical Theatre Sunday School, we will have a readathon of Wendy Leigh’s Liza Minnelli biography, Born a Star. Although the book is out of print, you can pick up a fairly cheap copy from Amazon if you … 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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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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UP FOR DISCUSSION: “Musical Theatre and the Uncool”

I just read an article called “A Slushy in the Face: Musical Theatre Music and the Uncool“. Some interesting points, but I felt several are steeped in generalisations. One of the things that I found to be so was the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Lenora Nemetz in THE EXAMINER

Here’s an interesting interview with Lenora Nemetz, the actress who originated the role of Fritzie in Cabaret, who understudied and then went on to replace both Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera in Chicago, who understudied Liza Minnelli in The Rink … Continue reading

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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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Musical Notes: 18 May 2010

Index Broadway Bound: The Scottsboro Boys … p.2 Zorba Revival Confirmed … p.2 Spider-Man Update … p.2 Casting News: Falling for Eve … p.3 The Sun Sets on A Little Night Music … p.3 TV Talk … p.4 On the … Continue reading

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