Picture: Marvel studios Composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman is unquestionably talented. During his long career he helped create John Waters’ long-running musical Hair spray, tagged movies like Insomnia in Seattle and Mary Poppins Returns, and won a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony for his work (meaning he only needs an OscarRead More →

One of France’s most successful musicals, “Les Dix Commandements”, is coming to New York! Almost 20 years after its opening, “The Ten Commandments” is presented in English with the first single from the Cast Recording album of an upcoming Broadway adaptation. Created by filmmaker Elie Chouraqui, to music by PascalRead More →

Boston Baroque observed this New Years Eve with a somber symphony, brilliant concerto, and parody on the opera intermezzo, featuring contemporaries Mozart (1756-1791), Joseph Boulogne Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1746- 1759) and Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), respectively. Friday’s concert, a sort of chronicle, featured a timely reflection on the pandemic that hasRead More →

Ariana De Bose in “America” ​​from “West Side Story” (Courtesy 20th Century Studios) The musical Spielberg was waiting to do Steven Spielberg has never done a musical, but his latest film, an adaptation of the classic “West Side Story”, is something he has been preparing for his entire career. Wasn’tRead More →

Musicals do not persist in our cultural consciousness because they are flawless. Even the greatest musicals aren’t perfect. Instead, they lodge themselves in our memories and pleasure centers because of their unique chemistry: Musicals give us permission to feel everything and feel it deeply, and they do so by transcendingRead More →

If there’s anything better than a killer new music software, it’s software that can help transport you to another world. This is exactly what the Native Instruments Evolution Series Libraries do: capture and encapsulate the raw magic and sound of traditional instruments from around the world, and integrate them directlyRead More →

Click to enlarge Jérémy Daniel photo A story first made famous in an animated ’90s musical makes its way to Spokane via Broadway in a drastically different form. ohof all the animated musicals of my childhood, Anastasia remains the most slept. The 1997 musical follows an 18-year-old orphan with amnesiaRead More →

If you’ve barely known peace since you first saw “Rogers: The Musical” in the Hawk Eye trailer, desperate to figure out the rest of this story arc and busy writing your own fantastic lyrics, you are not alone. Broadway giants Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman – who scored a mega-hitRead More →

Homepage Business Ironic: COVID kills Alanis Morissette Broadway musical “Jagged Little Pill” ends … It’s ironic, as Alanis Morissette sang. The pop star’s Broadway musical, “Jagged Little Pill,” has died thanks to COVID. The show’s producers say the virus killed their show. “JLP” played his last performance. Here is theRead More →

In what could be the toughest of Covid Broadway cancellations, MJ, Michael Jackson’s new musical, won’t return to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theater until Monday, December 27, an announcement that cancels the show’s opportunity for the lucrative box office before Christmas and Christmas Day. In a tweeted statement, the producers said:Read More →