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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE MIKADO

All right. It’s hardly forgotten – and, strictly speaking, it’s not a musical either. But THE MIKADO has been placed under the spotlight once again this week, so I thought I would feature W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s classic comic opera in this column to reflect upon some of the issues raised in the controversy around the The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ planned production of the piece, which was announced as having been cancelled earlier today. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Musicals in South Africa in 2013 – a Retrospective

A look back at the musicals seen on stage in South Africa in 2013. Continue reading

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Musical Cyberspace: This Week’s Cover

Headlines for the week: Review Roundup: BLOOD BROTHERS in South Africa / Six Sweet Musicals of the 1960s / Lost Songs: “Warthog Rhapsody” Continue reading

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Everything is RENT

What is it about RENT? I’ve loved it, disdained it, watched it, been moved by it, been left cold by it, left it behind, returned to it and loved it all over again. I’ve sat for hours with the CD … Continue reading

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