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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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Musical Theatre Sunday School: THE BOY FRIEND Readathon Part 2

This weekend’s Musical Theatre Sunday School continues with the readathon of the libretto of The Boy Friend by Sandy Wilson, which we started last week. Today’s reading focuses on Act I – pages 23 – 52 in the copy I … Continue reading

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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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May Madness: Favourite Musical Theatre Directors on Broadway

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. Who is Your Favourite Musical Theatre Director on Broadway? … Continue reading

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A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Broadway Revival Reviews

Time for the reviews of A Little Night Music to start rolling in…. Raves Scott Brown at New York Theatre: Trevor Nunn’s stunning, twilit, devastatingly good new production… Lansbury, who capsizes the theater with every roll of those outsize eyes, … Continue reading

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Catherine Zeta-Jones in THE NEW YORK TIMES

There’s an entertaining interview with Catherine Zeta-Jones about the revival of A Little Night Music in The New York Times today: Send in the Song-and-Dance Gal. Here’s some of what Zeta-Jones has to say about the show: There’s no jazzy … Continue reading

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First Look at A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

People has a first look of Catherine Zeta-Jones as Desiree: All right, haters, so she looks younger than Glynis Johns – but she does not look 18 either and one part of the approach to this revival is to pitch … Continue reading

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