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Beauty and the Beast Manila: A tale as old as time

‘There is a beast in every man and a man in every beast,’ as the production of Beauty and the Beast, the Musical (BATB) nostalgically reminds its audience at the CCP Main Theater. 1,516 more words


I have wanted to talk about this recording for a long time.

It fascinates me. The whole album is… well… interesting. 160 more words


The 30 Greatest Movie Songwriters

As stated in my “Brief Exposition on Movie Music”, there is more to movie music than just a traditional score.  There is also the incorporation of classical place-setters and the addition of music-and-lyric type songs (whether they be original or recycled, diegetic or non-diegetic).   394 more words


The Muny's "Beast" is a Beauty

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton
Directed by Matt Lenz
Chorographed by Vince Pesce… 753 more words

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Newsies: Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto

The National Newsies Tour, affectionately called “Toursies”, hits the nail on the head in Toronto when it comes to a fun, lighthearted show to fill your evening, but sometimes fails to take its audience seriously. 700 more words


There's "Tangled -- The Musical" Magic in the Air!

Check out the video in this fun Disney blog post featuring Nick and Elisha Ainsley (Flynn and Rapunzel). Be sure to vote!

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