Many a Christmas morning I got under the tree the latest Original Cast Album LP from my Mom of the most recent Broadway musical hit from Music Man to Mame. After that I bought my own. Each record a treasured memory, Then CDs came along and replaced some of those LPs with them. Now we hear the death knell for CDs. Every show is now on the internet , It just isn't the same. I like something tangible to see and feel besides hear. No. I wo
Growing up Lin Miranda would constantly listen to the original cast album of Camelot and became enamored of the show and musical theatre. I was hoping that he would reimagine Camelot in his own way as a new and fresh approach to the story. It would be interesting.
I just want to thank everyone for their posting to my message. It goes to show that despite the high prices people will pay whatever it takes to enjoy live theatre and to see their favourite performers live.
A few years ago I attended a Non-Union Community Theatre production which was interesting. The puppets they used where replicas of those used in the Kukla Fran and Olliie tv show from the 50's. Kukla played Carrot Top and Ollie was the Walrus puppet, Beaulah the Witch played the Madame and so on.
Having read all previous responces I've come to the conclusion that I 'll reconsider my thoughts on an up dated revival and not bother! It's like trying to update No No Nannette which is blissfully frozen in the 20s. So is Applause blissfully frozen in the 70's. All About Eve is a play verty much an artifact of 1950 and should stay there, However someone could present a NEW play about the bitchiness and foilables of Broadway today. That I'