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The Saturday List: In Good Faith

It’s Faith Prince’s 65th birthday today, and there’s no better time to celebrate her fabulous Broadway appearances than today. Continue reading

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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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Forgotten Musicals Friday: LOOK MA, I’M DANCIN’!

I could show you my favourite obsession…. Well, it isn’t THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. That’s not a forgotten musical. On the other hand, LOOK MA, I’M DANCIN’! is, one that is so charming that it would be churlish not to shine the spotlight on it here. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: A Jerome Robbins Countdown!

Today is the anniversary of the opening of JEROME ROBBINS’ BROADWAY. To commemorate this anniversary, this week’s Saturday List takes a look at the five best Robbins shows, all of which were featured in this iconic production. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Ten Great Musical Theatre Dates

Nobody I know enjoys dating. But experience tells us that there are good dates to be had. And so do musicals. So let’s take a look at ten great musical theatre dates – just in time for Valentine’s Day! Continue reading

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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Sunday School: Divine Integration

There are three separate elements of divine integration in musical theatre: the book, the music and the lyrics. Continue reading

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High School Musicals, or “Is Show X Appropriate for My Students?”

This question of which shows are appropriate for high school productions is a popular one on musical theatre forums and in Facebook groups about musicals, and has even been the subject of a few stories that have captured the attention of the press and websites. 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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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1970s Musicals

The Saturday List this week features some of my favourite songs from 1970s musicals. Continue reading

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