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West Side Story- Chatswood Musical Society.

Chatswood Musical Society presents, West Side Story, a classic musical with sweeping Sondheim lyrics, high-energy action and heart-breaking romance. The musical is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in 1950’s New York. 368 more words


World Series of Weekends

A few weeks ago, my uncle Charles – brother of my dad – called to say he was making the entire month of October his birthday celebration month. 972 more words

De Mare Plays Sondheim

On Thursday, October 22nd at the new downtown New York venue the Sheen Center, an acoustically generous and attractive performance space, we heard the second of three concerts presenting selections from Anthony de Mare’s ambitious commissioning project… 371 more words


Of Virgins and Mothers, Wise Women and Whores

On the way to the airport yesterday, I spied a billboard advertising a regional production of the Broadway musical, Gypsy (music by Jule Stein; lyrics by Stephen Sonheim; book by Arthur Laurent). 765 more words


Over at the Frankenstein Place: Musicals for Halloween

Halloween is only a few days away, and it’s time to pull out the shows that put us in the mood to be scared. There’s just one problem with this: I’m the world’s biggest scaredy cat. 441 more words

Waltzing through a tender tale of longing and infidelity

By Richard Ades

To succeed, a musical production needs basic ingredients such as strong singing, a good band, pretty scenery, etc. If a show has all of these things, it’s probably worth seeing. 791 more words