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THE SATURDAY LIST: Musical Theatre Related Things that Get Me Excited

It’s time for another “Saturday List” and today I thought I would share some musical theatre related things that get me excited. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Continue reading

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TITANIC: the Broadway Musical vs the Blockbuster Movie

In 1997, two different versions of the “Titanic” story were told in two different styles in two different mediums. The film a fictional love story set against the backdrop of the ill-fated ship of dreams, while the musical used the stories of the real life Titanic passengers as a basis for its tale.
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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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Double Take December: NINE

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. Nine … Continue reading

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The “Guido” Conundrum

After giving my 1992 Concert Cast Recording of Nine another spin, I find myself wondering yet again whether there will ever be a Guido as effective as Raul Julia. Take this album for instance: closer to complete than any other … Continue reading

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2010 Richard Rodgers Awards

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the winners of the 2010 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater, the intent of which is to nurture the careers of talented composers and playwrights. This year’s jury – Stephen Sondheim, … Continue reading

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Oscar Nominations…

This past year, the musical was represented on screen by the adaptation of Nine and Disney’s first traditionally animated film musical in a long time, The Princess and the Frog. Both have picked up a couple of nominations for the … Continue reading

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