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Come Friends, Who Plough the Sea

For a couple of years some of my friends and I have been sharing music. We’re supposed to review/rate what gets shared with us, and share those reviews with the group, but that doesn’t always happen. 2,020 more words

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Little Shop of Horrors to Tour the UK

The hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors will be touring the UK  in a brand new tour which will open at the Bournemouth Pavilion on the 4th August.  381 more words


'Little Mermaid' Headed for Hollywood Bowl With Sara Bareilles, Rebel Wilson

The Hollywood Bowl is venturing under the sea to present a special screening of the 1989 animated classic “The Little Mermaid” on June 3 and 4. 337 more words




This is the Disney animated tale of the romance between a young American Indian woman named Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) and Capt. John Smith (Mel Gibson), who journeyed to the New World with other settlers to begin fresh lives. 55 more words

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When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp — and for Princess Jasmine. 46 more words

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Beauty and the Beast


An arrogant young prince (Robby Benson) and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return.

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Songs from Musicals: #40, "Santa Fe," from Newsies

Honorable mentions: “Seize the Day,” “The World Will Know”

Newsies is an utterly conventional musical. It’s so conventional that it changed the sex of one of the roles; the newspaper reporter, played by Bill Pullman in the film, is played by Kara Lindsay in the stage show so the show can have a song about unlikely romantic unification about three-quarters of the way through the show. 533 more words