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Hear the real Maria

Sound of Music tragics, of whom there are many, will tell you that there is a scene early on in the film in which Maria, played by Julie Andrews, passes through an archway, and you see an old lady in the background. 299 more words


My Name In Lights: Rehearsals

The rehearsal process can be labourious. It can be lengthy. It can be mind numbing and involve hours and hours of “hurry up and wait”, followed by frantically throwing yourself through your paces at maximum energy. 940 more words

The Sound of Music (1965)

I was surprised to find that in the entire history of this blog I have not reviewed this film. This film has always been a cornerstone of my childhood, and even to this very day. 216 more words


Lincoln Center's Production of THE KING AND I

Last spring, after a long and mostly boring recovery from a January knee replacement, off I went on my customary biannual theatre binge in New York. 1,224 more words


REVIEW: Bernadette Peters - The Playhouse, Edinburgh

Considered the finest interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Broadway superstar Bernadette Peters visited Edinburgh this week on the final night of her three date tour of the U.K. 217 more words


Blockbusters - Where Did They Come From ?

Now as sometimes happens when summer roles around the movie landscape is either dominated by blockbusters or all those movie that are more left of field or avant garde start to appear. 422 more words