Tag Archives: Barbra Streisand

March Monikers: “Adelaide’s Lament”

March 2022 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Today: “Adelaide’s Lament!” Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: ONE TOUCH OF VENUS

Another Friday, another forgotten Rodgers and Hart gem from the 1920s. This week, it’s all about Peggy-Ann, one of the six shows that would credit Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart as composer and lyricist respectively in 1926. Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY LIST: So Much “Happiness,” So Much PASSION!

Today is the day in 1994 that Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Passion began its 280-performance run. Celebrate its anniversary with on Musical Cyberspace. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE YEARLING

My choice for today’s “Forgotten Musicals Friday” is a musical that, for no obvious reason, captured my imagination: THE YEARLING. As it has no commercial recording and even though Barbra Streisand was a champion of the score in the early years of her career, one doesn’t really read much about the show in general – so I thought it was time to dedicate a column to it. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Advent Calendar: THE SOUND OF MUSIC

I don’t know whether I could get through the lead-up to Christmas without mentioning The Sound of Music. It’s a classic family musical – with a film version that almost immeasurably improves upon its stage source – and I love … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 3

The third part of this track-by-track commentary of Love Never Dies deals with tracks 6-8, during which the Phantom is introduced to the audience and in which we find out just how he got to be in this place, so … Continue reading

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