Tag Archives: West Side Story

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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THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Great Musical Theatre Dates

Nobody I know enjoys dating. But experience tells us that there are good dates to be had. And so do musicals. So let’s take a look at ten great musical theatre dates. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Musicals in South Africa in 2013 – a Retrospective

A look back at the musicals seen on stage in South Africa in 2013. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 5 Cookin’ Musicals of the 1950s

What’s buzzin, cuzzins? This is a list of 5 of my favourite musicals of the 1950s.
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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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March Monikers: “Gee, Officer Krupke”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. “Gee, Officer Krupke” is an absolutely brilliant piece of social satire the classic musical, West Side Story. With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Maria”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. It’s not often that Stephen Sondheim writes a song that is unabashedly romantic, but “Maria”, written with Leonard Bernstein, is such a song. A glorious … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH

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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A Chain of Musicals: WEST SIDE STORY

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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NEWSFLASH: Lin-Manuel Miranda in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Pilot

Playbill is reporting that a pilot based on the Freestyle Love Supreme stage show (described as ‘a non-stop, hip hop improv ride, spinning cues from the audience into instantaneous riffs and fully realized musical number’) will be produced, starring Lin-Manuel … Continue reading

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