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A TANGLED Song

We’re now able to hear one of the Alan Menken/Glenn Slater songs from Disney’s Tangled Rapunzel project: I’m not really sure what to make of it. It’s a sweet song, but I don’t get the stylistic link between the song … Continue reading

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Top Ten Movie Musicals: 2010 Edition

What are your Top 10 Movie Musicals – right now at this exact point in time. These are mine – off the top of my head and places in alphabetical order. The links will take you to Amazon.com should you … Continue reading

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A Random Thought About Movie Musicals…

Lots of people complain about the way that stage musicals are adapted for the screen, often citing unfaithfulness to the source material as the reason for their woes. But…. should we be expecting or looking for the same experience when … Continue reading

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THE NUTTY PROFESSOR for Broadway

In an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal, Jerry Lewis said that he was hoping that the stage musical adaptation of The Nutty Professor, with book and lyrics by Rupert Holmes and music by Marvin Hamlisch, is aiming for … Continue reading

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Review: Disney’s THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

Disney returns to its roots with this release of The Princess and the Frog, the first of its kind since Home on the Range in 2004. For too long, the studio proper has languished in the domain of CGI features … Continue reading

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New NINE to Include Film Songs

The Westchester Broadway Theatre will present a new production of Nine, starring Robert Cuccioli as Guido with Jonathan Stahl taking the seemingly inseparable director-choreographer task of staging the show. What’s the real news? Well, the website says that one or … Continue reading

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RIP Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons was an English actress who worked in film, on stage and on television. She was awarded two Oscars in her lifetime, one as Best Supporting Actress for Hamlet (1948)and another as Best Actress for The Happy Ending (1969). … Continue reading

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