Tag Archives: Lorenz Hart

Monday Meditation: I am Not Over the Old Masters

Sometimes its easy to forget just how far musicals have come; it’s also easy to dismiss how much the ground-breakers were doing at the time. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: ALL AMERICAN

It’s not often that you look back at a forgotten musical, even when it comes to many of the most notorious flops, and can see very clearly why it is has been forgotten, why it flopped – or both. ALL AMERICAN is precisely such a musical. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: Divine Integration

There are three separate elements of divine integration in musical theatre: the book, the music and the lyrics. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: In the Beginning…

In the beginning, there was music and there was drama, and musical theatre was without form. Broadway was in darkness. And Henry Jarrett and Harry Palmer moved upon the face of the district, by arrangement with William Wheatley. “Let there be light,” they said: and there was THE BLACK CROOK. Continue reading

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CD Reviews: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER is a fantastic addition to the musical theatre collection of any fan of the form. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: LIDO LADY

Although the month is swiftly drawing to a close, there’s still time to take a look at another of the forgotten musicals created by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart during the 1920s. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE GIRL FRIEND

If THE GARRICK GAIETIES, which was featured in last week’s Forgotten Musicals Friday, was an important stepping stone for Richard Rodgers and Lorenza Hart, THE GIRL FRIEND cemented them in the public consciousness of 1920s America. Continue reading

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