Tag Archives: RENT

THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Great Musical Theatre Dates

Nobody I know enjoys dating. But experience tells us that there are good dates to be had. And so do musicals. So let’s take a look at ten great musical theatre dates. Continue reading

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High School Musicals, or “Is Show X Appropriate for My Students?”

This question of which shows are appropriate for high school productions is a popular one on musical theatre forums and in Facebook groups about musicals, and has even been the subject of a few stories that have captured the attention of the press and websites. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Keep it Gay!

Every day this December, Musical Cyberspace chooses 5 musicals linked by a common theme and ranks them from best to worst. The link for today’s five musicals is gay characters. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: BORN BLUE Reading Tonight

Caren Tackett’s new musical BORN BLUE will receive a reading tonight at Touch New York City. 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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Longest Running Broadway Musicals

This is the list as it stands at present, with the shows that have moved up the list since last October in green. 1. The Phantom of the Opera – 9179 performances, still running 2. Cats – 7485 performances 3. … 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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RENT Tour Closes Today

The current RENT tour, which stars original cast members Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart, comes to a close today in Sacramento, CA after 373 performances in 39 cities.

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“There’s only this…”

So – to wrap up my thoughts about RENT before I move onto the next musical of the many that spin around in my mind. At any rate, I reached the point where I think I became more receptive to … Continue reading

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