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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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NEXT TO NORMAL Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Next to Normal, the rock musical by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, has beaten out all the expected winners for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and been named the winner of that award. The musical tells the story of … Continue reading

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Michael John LaChiusa and the “Faux Musical”

Opera News published a super article by Michael John Lachiusa about the state of musical theatre. Entitled “The Great Grey Way”, the article is essential reading for anyone interested in musicals and how they are developing in this new century. … Continue reading

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