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Tony Awards Set Question  Jul 1 2020, 09:28:52 PM

On a related note, I guess that they keep the faux proscenium set that they appear to have been re-using at Radio City since 2004 in storage? Although I imagine it's been rebuilt a few times over the years.



Favorite Tony Awards Telecast  Jun 12 2020, 11:04:01 PM

2008 had some great moments, especially Whoopi.



DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film In The Works  Jun 12 2020, 08:51:13 AM

The Murphy family is a modern white stereotype



1987 Tony Awards on You Tube  May 26 2020, 10:21:22 PM

It surprises me that even designers themselves can't differentiate "best" and "most"



Favorite Curtains (/First-Impression Sets)?  May 6 2020, 09:13:25 PM

More staging than set, but I very much enjoyed being able to get a drink from the on-stage bar at Once.



This post....  Apr 2 2020, 08:33:09 AM

At least nobody tried to announce that Phantom was closing this time round.



Idea to Revitalize BWAY  Mar 23 2020, 10:38:45 PM

^^^ and low ticket prices



GAME: Broadway Previews  Mar 18 2020, 01:11:17 AM

Does anyone have a song list?



Papermill 20-21 Season Guessing Game  Mar 1 2020, 07:18:00 PM

Could it be that the patterned borders around the images are the final clue?



ALW's Cinderella  Feb 14 2020, 09:36:44 PM

I assume you mean the snippet at the end of this article?

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Carrie-Hope-Fletcher-Will-Lead-Andrew-Lloyd-Webbers-New-Production-of-CINDERELLA-in-the-West-End-20200214



Loudest gasp you've heard in the theatre  Feb 13 2020, 06:41:46 AM

Another one from Next to Normal, at the end of "You don't know (reprise)" when the doctor 'reminds' Diana about her son.



CATS Film Adaptation Thread  Dec 23 2019, 06:21:15 PM

Please tell me someone has a photo/screenshot/whatever of the cockroaches with human faces - I'm sure those were the first to go!



Merrily we roll along - title?  Dec 8 2019, 09:56:50 PM

Or is your question why did Kaufman & Hart choose that as the title to begin with?



CATS Film Adaptation Thread  Dec 6 2019, 07:11:08 AM

This seems to be the kind of movie best enjoyed while mildly intoxicated. At least, that's my plan...



Broadway stars singing with The Mormon Tabernacle Choir... why is this still accepted!  Nov 15 2019, 02:51:33 AM

Because $$$



Viciously Funny Reviews  Oct 20 2019, 10:29:18 PM

AADA81 said: "I remember reading, about 20 years ago, about an early-70's musical called 'Up'. Supposedly, one of the opening night reviews for 'Up' was one word: Down. There was no reference to that in the article and the story may be apocryphal but here's a good one: It playedat the newly opened Uris (now Gershwin) Theatre for maybe one performance. From the street, only 2 words were visible on the marque: Up and Uris.Classic."

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Oklahoma! and revisionist history  Oct 20 2019, 06:41:10 PM

As mentioned in Steven Suskin's "The Sound of Broadway Music", when Richard Rodgers as producer was reviving some of his (and others' older shows he was not opposed to having the orchestrations re-done to bring them in line with contemporary tastes - make of that as you will.



West Side Story Revival Marquee-What are they thinking?  Aug 23 2019, 09:11:56 AM

Pippin said: "his casting will not affect the box office whatsoever."

 

So why cast him?

 



HADESTOWN cast album - thoughts?  Aug 20 2019, 01:54:01 AM

denali.fire said: "Amazon is stating that it is a 1 disc release. I thought i read it was a 2 disc release.

puzzled.
"

Amazon are also regularly wrong.



A-z musical playlist  Jul 28 2019, 07:55:20 PM

I'm only aware of two Broadway shows beginning with Q,and I don't think either has been recorded: "Quilters" (1984), and "Queen High" (1926).

But if you move Off-Broadway, might I recommend "Queen of the Mist"



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