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THE SATURDAY LIST: Open a New Window on MAME!

The legendary Jerry Herman, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee musical Mame opened for the first time on Broadway in May 1966. Who could lead a revival as the show heads towards its diamond anniversary? Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Annie by Annie Gettin’ Her Gun

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN is 74 years old today! This grand old dame of musical theatre premiered on this day in 1946 – celebrate it in today’s Saturday list from Musical Cyberspace. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. 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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Monday Meditation: I’m Over the Closing Night Blues

Some thoughts on closing nights, following the shuttering of THE VISIT. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: The Spirit of Art

Sometimes, thinking about the role of art in our lives becomes abstract, so we forget how fundamental art works can be in transforming our lives. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Best Moments at the 69th Tony Awards

The 69th Annual Tony Awards took place last Sunday, so with almost a week to reflect on how the ceremony landed, it’s time to share my list of the ten best moments at this year’s ceremony. Continue reading

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TITANIC: the Broadway Musical vs the Blockbuster Movie

In 1997, two different versions of the “Titanic” story were told in two different styles in two different mediums. The film a fictional love story set against the backdrop of the ill-fated ship of dreams, while the musical used the stories of the real life Titanic passengers as a basis for its tale.
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The Saturday List: 6 Sweet Musicals of the 1960s

Ready to take five, dude? This is a list of 6 of my favourite musicals of the 1960s. Continue reading

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Life of a Song: “Love Changes Everything”

“Love Changes Everything” is the most famous song from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Charles Hart’s 1989 musical, Aspects of Love. What is your favourite version of this song? Continue reading

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