Category Archives: Forgotten Musicals Friday

Forgotten Musicals Friday: Laughing Matters WHEN PIGS FLY

We’re headed Off-Broadway for today’s Forgotten Musical to celebrate the life of the composer, musical director and accompanist, Dick Gallagher, who passed away on this day in 2005. The show is When Pigs Fly, a revue conceived by Howard Crabtree … Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: The Merely Marvelous REDHEAD

Join as us we delve into this week’s s forgotten musical: REDHEAD. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE TOREADOR

Join as us we delve into the first of January 2023’s forgotten musicals: THE TOREADOR. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: Way Back to MARIE CHRISTINE

Join as us we delve into December’s Forgotten Musical: MARIE CHRISTINE. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: The Legacy of THE JUNGLE BOOK

Our final Forgotten Musicals Friday column for July brings us full circle in our journey through THE JUNGLE BOOK. As mentioned in our first column, we are looking at the show’s legacy. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE JUNGLE BOOK Look

We’re almost through THE JUNGLE BOOK for Forgotten Musicals Friday. This week, we’re taking a look at how the show came to life through its scenic design and costumes Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE JUNGLE BOOK’s Jungle Rhythm

This July, the focus of our Forgotten Musicals Friday series is THE JUNGLE BOOK. This column looks at the staging of the show, with a particular focus on its choreography. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: Adapting Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK

Join as us we jump into July’s Forgotten Musical: THE JUNGLE BOOK! Today we look at Mary Zimmerman’s book for the show and the way that Doug Peck reinvented the well-known and much-loved songs from the Disney film. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK on Stage

Join as us we jump into July’s Forgotten Musical: THE JUNGLE BOOK! Find out about how this Disney classic was adapted for the screen. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: LOST IN THE STARS

Disney Theatricals may have hit the big time when BEAUTY AND THE BEAST opened on Broadway in 1994, but the animated feature that started it all, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, was adapted for the stage a quarter century before that auspicious calendar event. Continue reading

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