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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Why does Gaston Leroux’s novel The Phantom of the Opera inspire countless film, stage and television adaptations? The situation promises spine-tingling horror and suspense, but the one or two earlier versions that I have seen didn’t deliver. 461 more words


A Little Broadway Lasagne

It’s not even my type of music, yet I find the soundtrack to the Broadway Musical ‘Jersey Boys’ strangely infectious. It’s one of 3 musicals that I’ve seen ‘live’ in New York and I have incredibly fond memories of it, mostly due to the fact that I saw it on a fabulous girl’s weekend with a dear friend from Australia who was also living in the USA at the time. 661 more words

Gather And Graze

Broadway comes to Newport, Oregon with 'Shrek the Musical'

I slipped into Row I, Seat 101 at the Newport Performing Arts Center, next to a handsome dark-haired stranger. The theater was packed with kids, parents and a few old fogies like me. 643 more words

Actors In Real Life

Theater Thursday - The Power of Musicals, Personally Speaking

A couple of weeks back, I wrote a review for the revival of Side Show. Sadly, the musical has now closed, and within that short span of my first viewing, I saw the production 4 times. 1,092 more words

Dalin Rowell

Show Tunes

I’m a fan of Broadway musicals made into movies. If I lived in New York I’d want to see every musical, even with deprivation of some necessity of life. 86 more words

Monday's Music

A Look Back At Anna Kendrick's Tony-Nominated Musical Theater Past

If you like Anna Kendrick, particularly when she’s singing, this was a good year for you.

The Pitch Perfect hit “Cups” continues to be a radio fixture, and she showed off her pipes… 237 more words