Tag Archives: Tom Eyen

The Saturday List: 10 Times the Musical Challenged Its Dismissal as a Relevant Art Form

Although many people dismiss the musical as a relevant form of artistic expression, the musical can easily hold its own alongside any form of theatre you might care to mention. So I thought that today, I might put together a Saturday list of just ten times musicals have been completely in step with the world around them. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “The Firing of Jimmy”

People forget just how much music there is in Dreamgirls. That’s largely thanks to the film, which substituted some of the soul-influenced recitative with dialogue, never quite managing to get the relationship between the spoken word and the singing right. … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: DREAMGIRLS

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: KICKS

Kicks Wannabe showgirls Kicking up good times, baby: Wishing for the one! Want to write your own Kicks haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: DREAMGIRLS

Dreamgirls He steps on her heart, She, with her Dreams and wishes; Changing is the key. Want to write your own Dreamgirls haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Musical Everyone Should See Live

Post a song from a musical which everyone should see performed live. I should be posting a song from A Chorus Line today. But there are other things on my mind and I am going to go with another show … Continue reading

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