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Member Name: tazber
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Birthday: 4 - 3
Gender: Male
Occupation: Master of all I survey
Favorite Show(s): A Chorus Line
Assassins
Avenue Q
City of Angels
Grey Gardens
Gypsy
Nine
Parade
Ragtime
Sweeney Todd

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Most Recent Message Board Posts:
  • idina.  Sep 23 2016, 09:42:57 AM

    I've only heard Queen of Swords, which sounds like a Celine Dion song from 20 years ago.

     

    Looking forward to hearing the whole album this weekend.

  • Bright Star Sheet Music?  Sep 23 2016, 07:07:13 AM



    Available now

  • Just listened to  Sep 23 2016, 06:27:59 AM

    The show was ok. Everything with the family should have been cut and it should have been a one act.

    The leads should have both won Tonys.

    The score is great, but not my favorite JRB.

  • West End's Miss Saigon to be released on DVD?  Sep 23 2016, 06:25:30 AM

    10/24/16 for both DVD and BD (UK only).

    I suspect that this will region free (as Fathom's Billy Elliot was), followed later by an actual region 1 release.

  • Marvin Trilogy?  Sep 12 2016, 10:15:13 AM

    William Finn doesn't really want a full trilogy.

     

    He considers Trousers to have been his calling card, like a mission statement if you will.

     

    It has some really good stuff, but it's definitely "early" work.

     

  • Broadway dancer Marcus Bellamy Arrested  Aug 22 2016, 11:44:31 AM

    Gives a whole new spin to Cell Block Tango.

  • Showtunes About What It Means to Be American  Aug 19 2016, 10:17:47 AM

    Kad said: ""Another National Anthem" - Assassins

     

    "

    I was just going to mention Something Just Broke.

  • Riedel on Groundhog Day coming to Broadway  Aug 19 2016, 10:15:20 AM

    His sources are wrong most of the time.

     

    And Natasha is generating intense buzz.

     

    Having said that, all three shows are exceptional, and very different.

     

    it's way to early for any predictions. Karl vs. Groban vs. Platt would be some race though.

  • Worst ALW show  Aug 5 2016, 10:02:44 AM

    Personally I can't stand Phantom.

     

    I like almost everything ALW has done, but I never took to Phantom. I even like Love Never Dies quite a bit.

     

    Otherwise only score of his I'm on the fence about is The Likes of Us.

     

     

  • Cats or Waitress  Aug 5 2016, 09:46:54 AM

    Waitress was good, not great.

     

    But I give the edge to Cats. The revival is energized in a way I've never seen for this show before.



    It's exhilarating.

  • People Are Dressing Like Slobs: Elizabeth Vincentelli  Aug 1 2016, 11:56:04 AM

    You pay for your ticket, you wear what you want.

     

    Anyone who doesn't like it, that's their problem.

     

    Caveat:

    Nothing that smells

    Nothing that makes noise

     

  • 2016 equivalent of Gwen Verdon  Jul 29 2016, 09:39:28 AM

    Seth Rudetsky

  • Annie Golden, Broadway Bounty Hunter  Jul 21 2016, 08:01:21 AM

    I love Iconis and Golden!

     

    I was just listening to Violet and wondering why she doesn't get more work.

     

  • shuffle along cast cd  Jul 19 2016, 06:40:44 AM

    The show was, in my opinion, not nearly as great as everyone says.

     

    It's an important piece of history worth telling, but the book was a mess. And while it had tons of speechifying about the struggle, somehow that never came through in the action.

     

    There as a big scene about how putting in the first ever black love song might cause violence and other physical ramifications. Next thing you know they're singing it and we're on to the next scen

  • Cats Previews  Jul 15 2016, 10:21:50 AM

    themysteriousgrowl said: " 

    This makes sense. After Eight is basically Grizabella without the introspection.


     

    "

    Truth

  • Riedel on Garth Drabinsky producing Madame Sousatzka  Jul 15 2016, 06:26:38 AM

    Mr. Nowack said: "I didn't know Maltby & Shire were still composing shows honestly!

     

    "

    Maltby and Shire just had a new show last year. I think it was called Waterfall.

     

    Last I heard they were hoping for a Bway transfer, but I guess that didn't pan out.

  • Javier Muñoz - the most famous replacement actor in Broadway history  Jul 15 2016, 06:12:16 AM

    It's just a silly bit of hyperbole.

     

    Obviously it's not true.

  • Dust and Ashes  Jul 15 2016, 06:06:50 AM

    Thanks for that link!!

     

     

    ETA: that is a great song.

     

    I can't wait to see this again!

     

  • Cats Previews  Jul 15 2016, 06:05:00 AM

    blaxx said: "caringtype1 said: "Just got home. I didn't really know much about the show, I had never seen it before and the only song I knew was Memory. I loved it. I thought it was a bizarre, beautiful exercise in tone. The costumes and the lighting were, in particular, excellent. The dancing was fantastic. Not all of the numbers worked for me, for example the train number kind of dragged. Leona Lewis was fine for most of it, but she really sold me when she sa

  • Bright Star Sheet Music?  Jul 14 2016, 11:07:25 AM




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