Tag Archives: The King and I

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: The Kelli O’Hara Countdown!

Today is Broadway darling Kelli O’Hara’s birthday. To celebrate we’re counting down five of her greatest stage appearances. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Best ‘Memories’ of Elaine Paige

Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the most well known leading ladies of the modern musical theatre era, Elaine Paige. 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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Angela Lansbury: an Anna for the Ages?

For her short spell as Anna, Angela Lansbury was nominated for the 1978 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. I am certain her performance was nothing less than magical. Continue reading

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May Madness: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs

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. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs The “I Want … Continue reading

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Top Ten Movie Musicals: 2010 Edition

What are your Top 10 Movie Musicals – right now at this exact point in time. These are mine – off the top of my head and places in alphabetical order. The links will take you to Amazon.com should you … Continue reading

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Musical Comedy vs. Musical Play

Following my 2010 redux blog on “Genres of Musical Theatre“, I received a message from Hans Anders Elgvang, a regular visitor of this site, asking: ‘What are, in your opinion, the differences between the form categories musical comedy and musical … Continue reading

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“The Small House of Uncle Thomas” from THE KING AND I

Often, when cast recordings are released, there are snips here and there, usually of underscoring or dance music. Rarely does a number fundamental to the score get left out of recordings completely, but that’s exactly what happens to “The Small … Continue reading

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