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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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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: Lights, Camera, Action! Ten Movie Musicals on the Way to the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love a great movie musical? OK, there are loads of people who don’t. But I do, and it’s devastating when one doesn’t live up to its potential. On this week’s Saturday List, I’m taking a look at ten upcoming movie musicals to which I’m looking forward. Some of these are nowhere near opening day, but here’s hoping! Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I am Not Over the Old Masters

Sometimes its easy to forget just how far musicals have come; it’s also easy to dismiss how much the ground-breakers were doing at the time. Continue reading

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Lost Songs: “Warthog Rhapsody” from THE LION KING

Before there was “Hakuna Matata”, there was “Warthog Rhapsody”. Thankfully, the song was replaced by the time THE LION KING was released. Continue reading

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