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Grease Is The Word

Hearing music from Grease immediately brings back memories of singing in the ensemble during my sophomore year of high school. I was featured in Beauty School Dropout :-). 357 more words

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The Winner Takes It All: Jukebox Musicals and the Broadway Economy

There’s nothing more disappointing then when you’re talking to someone who says they like musicals, and then they tell you their favourite is Mamma Mia! 375 more words

Jukebox Musicals: Musical Theatre's Modern Salvation or its Greatest Abomination?

There are few instances in my life when I have been happier than during the curtain call of The Bodyguard when the entire audience was on their feet dancing and singing along to I Wanna Dance With Somebody, one of the greatest songs of all time. 610 more words


Flash! Ah-ah, she'll save every one of us!

As a hook, it’s pretty much irresistible. Watch Meryl Streep, who apparently can’t pour herself a cup of coffee without taking on a new accent and getting an Oscar nomination for it, strap on a guitar and unleash her inner rock goddess. 975 more words


George Lucas' Next Movie, 'Strange Magic,' Arrives In January

George Lucas has not had a lot of luck with straight fantasy. Willow is somewhat fondly remembered, but it says something that the arcade game was better than the movie. 181 more words


The Marlowe meets...Ben Elton (writer of Tonight's The Night)

Ben Elton is the protean talent whose career has spanned plays, novels, and a feature film, in addition to 30 years as one of the most successful comic writers and performers on the British television and stand-up circuit. 1,409 more words

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Movies I Don't Want to Watch: 'Jersey Boys'

As an exercise in expanding one’s horizons and challenging one’s preconceived notions, we have begun to see movies that we definitely would not normally see due to our own prejudices, valid or not.  1,414 more words

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