Tag Archives: Angela Lansbury

The Saturday List: Celebrating Ethel Merman

Today in 1930, Variety gave Ethel Merman a breakthrough review ahead of what would become a breathtaking musical theatre career. Today, we celebrate some of her biggest shows. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Mame”

This month at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Today: “Mame!” Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Multiple Best Actress in a Musical Tony Winners

Today, there is something of a diva-off at Musical Cyberspace. For this week’s Saturday list, we’re going to rank the multiple-Tony Award winners in the Best Actress in a Musical category, mentioning and sharing video clips of some favourite performances. Continue reading

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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: Musical Theatre Related Things that Get Me Excited

It’s time for another “Saturday List” and today I thought I would share some musical theatre related things that get me excited. Let’s jump right in, shall we? 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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Angela Lansbury: an Anna for the Ages?

For her short spell as Anna, Angela Lansbury was nominated for the 1978 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. I am certain her performance was nothing less than magical. Continue reading

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Musical Cyberspace: This Week’s Cover

Headlines for the week: Angela Lansbury: an Anna for the Ages? / Five Cookin’ Musicals of the 1950s / Life of a Song: “Love Changes Everything” Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Bernadette Peters

The link for today’s five musicals is Bernadette Peters. It goes without saying that Peters has had an incredible career on Broadway and choosing only a handful of her shows to feature here today was a tough choice. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: GYPSY

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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