Tag Archives: Stephen Schwartz

The Saturday List: Lights, Camera, Action! Ten Movie Musicals on the Way to the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love a great movie musical? OK, there are loads of people who don’t. But I do, and it’s devastating when one doesn’t live up to its potential. On this week’s Saturday List, I’m taking a look at ten upcoming movie musicals to which I’m looking forward. Some of these are nowhere near opening day, but here’s hoping! Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: Divine Integration

There are three separate elements of divine integration in musical theatre: the book, the music and the lyrics. Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: An Overrated Musical

Post a song demonstrating how overrated you think a musical is. Wicked has its moments. Sure, the book lacks focus and the second act is a complete mess-up story-wise, but part of the score is on the right track. It’s … Continue reading

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Photos: WICKED’s New Elphaba

There’s a new witch in Wicked now that Mandy Gonzalez has taken over the role of Elphaba on Broadway and thanks to some photographs by Joan Marcus of the current New York cast of Wicked, we get to see what … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: GODSPELL Revival on Broadway?

Playbill and Variety are reporting that the oft-rumoured Godspell revival is aiming for a 2010-2011 season Broadway bow. The show was last making its way to Broadway (for the first time since 1977) in 2008, but that was canceled because … Continue reading

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Bernstein’s MASS gets lyrics by Schwartz

The Northwestern University performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass starts tonight at the Cahn Auditorium and will run until November 15th. In consultation with Jamie Bernstein, new lyrics for Mass have been created by Stephen Schwartz. Featuring an eclectic mix of … Continue reading

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Michael Kunze and “Dramamusicals”

BroadwayWorld recently published an interview with Michael Kunze about his musical adaptation of Rebecca, which is aiming for an English language transfer to the a major commercial centre like the West End or Broadway. Kunze takes great pains to try … Continue reading

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