Tag Archives: Sweeney Todd

The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 1

A list of colourful songs to celebrate the South Africa revival of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Part one of a three-part series. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: The Marvin Hamlisch Musicals Countdown

The Marvin Hamlisch story is the subject of a brand new show, I’M PLAYING YOUR SONG. In today’s “Saturday List”, Musical Cyberspace takes a look at Hamlisch’s five greatest musicals. Continue reading

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TITANIC vs RAGTIME…

Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s TITANIC features one of the best musical theatre scores of the 1990s – but so does Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s RAGTIME. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1970s Musicals

The Saturday List this week features some of my favourite songs from 1970s musicals. Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I Am Over Fear Taught in the Name of Sondheim

Don’t get me wrong. I love Stephen Sondheim’s musicals. Follies, Gypsy, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Company are shows that can be ranked among the absolute best achievements in musical theatre and most his other shows aren’t far … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Johanna”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Stephen Sondheim wrote three different songs called “Johanna” for Sweeney Todd: one for Anthony, one for Judge Turpin and a quartet for Act II. It … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Written by Stephen Sondheim as the theme tune for Sweeney Todd, “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd” is a moody piece of work that establishes the … Continue reading

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