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Graduation

Students fill the parish hall with a flurry of movement as they zip up their gowns, laugh at the silly sleeves and talk on cell phones with late comers stuck in traffic.  660 more words

Child Life

Friday Night at "The King and I"

A couple months after I first moved to New York City, I saw “Nice Work if You Can Get It” on Broadway. I was by myself, still didn’t really know anyone in the city, and thought a musical starring Matthew Broderick sounded like a good way to kill a Sunday afternoon. 455 more words

A Wonderful Guy-South Pacific

Nellie:
I expect everyone of my crowd to make fun
Of my proud protestations of faith in romance,
And they’ll say I’m naïve as a babe to believe… 340 more words

Inspiration

The Sound of Music

Confession: I’ve never seen the film The Sound of Music. Appalling, I know: the lady sitting next to me when I saw this new touring stage production in Wimbledon couldn’t believe it either. 399 more words

Theatre

“WHEN YOU WALK THROUGH A STORM HOLD YOUR HEAD…IN YOUR HANDS AND SAY ‘BOLLOCKS’” AS OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN SUFFERS FROM LYRICIST’S BLOCK!

February 1945; New York: It is the ‘golden age’ of musical theatre and at its very epicentre we find the pairing of composers Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II finishing off the songs for their new Broadway stage production ‘Carousel’. 609 more words

Gearing Up for Cinderella

My sincerest apologies, followers, but this is to let you know that I will not be posting an article today as planned. Instead, I will be posting sometime on Friday. 30 more words

Animation