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God Bless You, Alan Menken

In Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, which starts tonight and runs from July 27th-July 30 as part the Encores! Off-Center series at City Center, the first voice you hear after the overture is described as the “voice not unlike God’s.” In this version, it should also sound like the voice of CNN and Darth Vader in all of its majestic, sonorous glory, since it belongs to James Earl Jones, in a rare (if ever?) musical turn. 1,406 more words


He Lives In You by Alan Menken

Ingonyama nengw’ enamabala


And the spirit of life


Oh, oh, iyo


Oh, oh, iyo

And a voice

With the fear of a child… 120 more words


#402: Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre, London

This big thing happening in London’s West End right now was the main reason for my trip. I had a strong desire to be there on opening night, and I eventually did, as later posts shall reveal. 1,527 more words


Beauty and the Beast: Out of the Vault

After being in the vault for a couple of years, the movie that is Tale As Old As Time is being taken out for the 25th Anniversary of the movie Beauty and the Beast! 39 more words

Cynthia Erivo, Luke Evans, Tom Fletcher & more at 'Aladdin' Press Night

Disney pulled out all the stops for the Press Night of Aladdin, from a big purple carpet, to a massive after-party in the National Gallery… 68 more words


Review - Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre

Ok, so we did emerge talking about the Cave of Wonders, the Genie and the how-did-they-do-that flying carpet. Of course we did. How could we not? 798 more words

West End Whingers