Tag Archives: Broadway

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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Forgotten Musicals Friday: SNOW WHITE

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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The Saturday List: The Best WEST SIDE STORY on Record

To mark the release of Steven Spielberg’s new film and its accompanying motion picture soundtrack, Musical Cyberspace is revisiting a favourite topic: just which recording of West Side Story is ‘the gold-medal kid with the heavyweight crown? Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: In Pandora’s Box, There Was Also Hope…

The telling of diverse stories is, of course, not only a challenge for Americans, but also one that faces us all. So, if you’re the kind of person who’d like to share your story with us, what do you do to encourage diversity in the arts in your community? Maybe your groundbreaking work will inspire us all. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: COMPANY

Company Hundreds of people, Crazy lunches and weddings: Where is your “plus one”? Want to write your own Company haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try! This post brings Musical Theatre Haiku Month to an end. … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: ON THE TOWN

On the Town Uptown or downtown, But where’s my lady’s chamber? Sailors take their leave. Want to write your own On the Town haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: KICKS

Kicks Wannabe showgirls Kicking up good times, baby: Wishing for the one! Want to write your own Kicks haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: HOORAY FOR WHAT!

Hooray For What! Poison gas transformed; A potion’s formula changed: Make lovers not war! Want to write your own Hooray For What! haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE

The Boys From Syracuse Four men with two names – What do you do with such men? Love them, or love Love. Want to write your own The Boys From Syracuse haiku? Head to the comment box and give it … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: GYPSY

Gypsy Want to be a star? Live through, not for, your daughters – Get your gimmick here! Want to write your own Gypsy haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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