Tag Archives: Michael Bennett

Single-Song Showstopper: “Who’s That Woman?”

Today’s single-song showstopper – from James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s concept musical, Follies – is “Who’s That Woman?” Read the song discussion and post your own comments of the song. Continue reading

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A Chain of Musicals: DREAMGIRLS

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … Continue reading

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May Madness: Favourite Musical Theatre Directors on Broadway

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 Musical Theatre Director on Broadway? … Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: A Musical Everyone Should See Live

Post a song from a musical which everyone should see performed live. I should be posting a song from A Chorus Line today. But there are other things on my mind and I am going to go with another show … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Advent Calendar: A CHORUS LINE

Michael Bennett’s work on the musical A Chorus Line might just be one of the greatest pieces of musical theatre staging ever. Take the number in the clip, for example: “At the Ballet”. It seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? Just … Continue reading

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Rob Ashford’s Broadway revival of Promises, Promises, starring Sean Hayes and Kristen Chenoweth, opens on Broadway tonight. here are some clips from the show to celebrate the event: I think the show promises pretty good things in terms of its … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 9

The ninth part of my track-by-track commentary of Love Never Dies deals with a sequence of reprises of tunes we’ve heard earlier in the show, those heard on tracks 4-5 of the second disc of the original cast recording, “Bathing … Continue reading

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DREAMGIRLS National Tour

A new national tour of Dreamgirls will open at Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater in November 2009. The show will be directed by Robert Longbottom and co-choreographed by Longbottom and Shane Sparks. Robin Wagner, who did the set design for the … Continue reading

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