Tag Archives: Aida

The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. Continue reading

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May Madness: Musicals That Didn’t Win Tony Awards

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. Musicals That Didn’t Win Tony Awards What do Gypsy, … Continue reading

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May Madness: a Fun Theatre Survey

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Today’s post is more about me and my life in the theatre in general. Here are 20 questions that together form a fun … Continue reading

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Disney’s New ALICE IN WONDERLAND Musical

So word on the street – first reported in an exclusive from Playbill – is that Disney has a new idea for their next big stage production: an adaptation of their most recent version of Alice in Wonderland. Linda Woolverton … Continue reading

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So what exactly is wrong with AIDA?

Aida is one of those musicals that it seems has a strong fan following, but one which also attracts a great deal of criticism in regard to both its book and score. I’ve looked at the show on this blog … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Disney: AIDA Part 3

This is Part 3 in a series of posts that examines Disney’s Aida in detail. Aida has a book by Linda Woolverton, David Henry Hwang and Robert Falls, lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Elton John. Act 1 Scene … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Disney: AIDA Part 2

This is Part 2 of a series of posts that examines Disney’s Aida in detail. Aida has a book by Linda Woolverton, David Henry Hwang and Robert Falls, lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Elton John. Act 1 Scene … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Disney: AIDA Part 1

This month’s in-depth look at a particular musical will take a look at the Disney Theatricals musical adaptation of Aida, a show that has always been rather problematic for me but which has a popular following amongst a particular group … Continue reading

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Track by Track / In Depth Looks at Musical Theatre

My track-by-track commentary of the Love Never Dies recording has proved to be very popular on this site, so I thought that I should make this a regular monthly feature here at Musical Cyberspace. As such, I will pick a … Continue reading

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iSONDHEIM becomes SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM

According to the Roundabout Theatre Blog, the project that was once known as iSondheim will now be produced as Sondheim on Sondheim on Broadway later this season. Conceived and directed by James Lapine, the ‘new original Broadway musical’ will star … Continue reading

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