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NEWSFLASH: LEAP OF FAITH for Broadway in 2012

The New York Times is reporting that Broadway could see a production of the new Alan Menken-Glenn Slater-Janus Cercone musical, Leap of Faith, in fall 2012. I’ve never seen the film, so I have no idea whether it might make … Continue reading

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May Madness: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Feel free to share your thoughts on each topic in the comment box below. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs The “I Want … Continue reading

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Review: Disney’s THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

Disney returns to its roots with this release of The Princess and the Frog, the first of its kind since Home on the Range in 2004. For too long, the studio proper has languished in the domain of CGI features … Continue reading

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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

The Princess and the Frog represents Disney’s return to their filmmaking roots – the animated musical. We’ve already had a teaser trailer: A trailer: And a sneak peak: And I think all look very promising indeed. It’s obviously not a … Continue reading

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The BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Poll

Today in 1994 was the day that Disney premiered the full-scale theatrical adaptation of their animated film, Beauty and the Beast, on Broadway. Here is a poll to commemorate the 15th anniversary of that day: I’ve filled my answers in … Continue reading

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