Tag Archives: Elaine Stritch

May Madness: Who is Your Favourite Joanne?

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. Who is your favourite Joanne? You know, the character … Continue reading

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(Re)considering Musical Theatre Practice: Part 1

Six years ago I delivered a seminar at the University of Cape Town entitled “Musical Theatre Practice: a consideration of genre, form and the festival of renewal”. In that seminar, I set out to explore the major forms of musical … Continue reading

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Stephen Holden of The New York Times has reviewed Elaine Stritch’s new Sondheim cabaret, Elaine Stritch…. Singin’ Sondheim… One Song at a Time. Here’s an excerpt: The evening began with a lightly self-mocking “I Feel Pretty,” in which she embodied … Continue reading

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Elaine Stritch will present a new cabaret of Sondheim songs next year at Cafe Carlyle, with the first performance set for 5th January 2010. Here’s what Stritch has to say about it: Well, the sign is up out front on … Continue reading

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