Tag Archives: West Side Story

March Monikers: “Maria”

March 2022 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Today, come and meet ‘a girl named Maria.’ 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: 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: The Best WEST SIDE STORY on Record

To mark the release of Steven Spielberg’s new film and its accompanying motion picture soundtrack, Musical Cyberspace is revisiting a favourite topic: just which recording of West Side Story is ‘the gold-medal kid with the heavyweight crown? Continue reading

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Monday Meditation: I’m Over the Closing Night Blues

Some thoughts on closing nights, following the shuttering of THE VISIT. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Musicals in South Africa in 2013 – a Retrospective

A look back at the musicals seen on stage in South Africa in 2013. 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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A Chain of Musicals: THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH

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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A Chain of Musicals: WEST SIDE STORY

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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