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jeanne-powell's picture
Sep.04.2010
DREAMGIRLS -- The Musical  a stage review   by Jeanne Powell  The award-winning musical "Dreamgirls" is back on stage after an absence of 25 years, and it is an excellent production.  This story of a girl singing group whose meteoric rise coincides with a sea change in...
jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.30.2010
Sounds permeate the world, the sounds of electric and electronic machines and components that hum, whir and buzz in the background. It's the sound of electricity. There is also the sound of air moving through furnace ducts and the rustle of papers in the air's path. Phones ring, buzz and jingle,...
jm-cornwell's picture
Mar.07.2010
Music has always been a part of my life, from my mother's classical records,my father's dance music, and the bluegrass music my grandfather played incessantly as he sat by the window in the dining room in his house smoking and tapping his foot in time. Music has been a constant in my own life, a...
pauline-rowson's picture
Feb.20.2010
Yesterday I saw Fame the musical performed by STP Musicals at Fareham’s Ferneham Hall, Hampshire. I’m a great fan of musicals and being a former dancer I also adore the dance scenes. But the reason for me going to see Fame this time round had more to do with my niece appearing in the production...
barry-eva's picture
Jul.14.2009
A Book and a Chat with "Susan Chodakiewitz" On today's "Book and a Chat" my very special guest Susan Chodakiewitz. Writer, composer and producer, Susan is the founder of Booksicals Children´s Books- Encouraging the love of reading through the arts. Through her company...
daniel-curzon's picture
Feb.05.2009
I have, with some difficulty, managed to upload on YouTube three scenes and three songs from the 1984 San Francisco production by the Angels of Light of CINDERELLA II, a show I conceived and wrote the book and lyrics for. They hold the stage pretty well, I believe. Remember, videotapes of live...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Aug.13.2008
I've been reading The Chelsea Whistle by Michelle Tea. Tea writes about her working class upbringing in Massachusetts and there's a whole chapter devoted to her love for the musical Annie. If I knew Michelle back then, no doubt we would've been friends that exchanged friendship pins and Strawberry...