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THE SATURDAY LIST: Open a New Window on MAME!

The legendary Jerry Herman, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee musical Mame opened for the first time on Broadway in May 1966. Who could lead a revival as the show heads towards its diamond anniversary? Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I’m Over Being Concerned About What Musicals I Should Like

Have you ever read one of those polls on a musical theatre forum asking what your guilty pleasures are? I always struggle to participate in threads like those because I really do find worth in even the worst musicals. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1960s Musicals

Today’s list features some of my favourite songs from musicals of the 1960s. A tough decade to whittle down to just 10 songs, but here goes. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Mame”

This month at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Today: “Mame!” Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: ANYTHING GOES

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: MAME

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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Double Take December: PARADE

It’s Double Take December at Musical Cyberspace! Every musical pretty much has something one likes and something one doesn’t in it. This month I’ll be listing one of each for a range of musicals, a different one each day. Parade … Continue reading

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