Articles tagged musicals

Kanye West = Batman? Five Perfect Broadway Superhero Musicals We’d Like to See

If only the creators of the Spiderman musical had chosen Elvis Costello instead of U2 to create Spidey's soundtrack... While we're at it, here are some ideas for Broadway's next pack of superhero shows.

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To Sir, With Love?: ‘Glee’s’ Will Schuester Problem

In its second season, Glee finds itself facing its biggest challenge: what do do with Will Schuester? To solve the problem, the writers might need to do more than simply state that the adviser for New Directions is a good guy.

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If Norma Jean Baker were still alive, she would be well into her 80s today. But even though Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more

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Songwriting and Social Activism: An Interview With Nellie McKay

"If you keep your opinions and knowledge to yourself, it doesn’t change anything." McKay talks to PopMatters about her current projects, social activism, and philosophy of life in general.

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3 Mar 2009 // 4:20 AM

Music to our ears — and multiplexes

Oscar host Hugh Jackman declared the movie musical is back. Is this the proof? “Fame” What: The stories of some artsy kids over their four

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15 Jun 2008 // 4:00 AM

Sunday in the Park With George Producers of tonight’s Tony Award telecast (8 to 11 EDT on CBS) are planning, somehow, to sell Broadway with scenes

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14 May 2008 // 4:15 AM

‘In the Heights’ leads 2008 Tony Awards nominees

“In the Heights,” an exuberant new hit musical conceived by an actor-composer when he was in college, and with a book by a young Philadelphia

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23 Oct 2007 // 3:51 AM

New York theaters plan some monster hits this season

It’s all about a master and a monster this season in New York. During the 2007-2008 season, two different versions of Frankenstein (both musicals!)

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9 Aug 2007 // 3:10 AM

ABBA outlasts its critics

Remember white zinfandel? Back in the `80s, everybody was drinking it, but nobody wanted to admit it. ABBA is the white zinfandel of pop groups.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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