Tag Archives: musicals

Double Birthday

March 22 is the birthday of two of our best modern day composers: Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Happy Birthday, gentlemen. Thank you for all of the wonderful music.

Lea Michele: On My Own

My television is busted. I couldn’t watch my new favorite show, Glee.

I had to get my musical theatre fix, so here is Lea Michele singing “On My Own” at the Hollywood Bowl Les Miserables Concert.

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: The Musical

Jane Austen

Well, why not?

Everything else is being turned into a musical. At least we know this will have a good story.

But please, I beg you, no singing candles.

Click here for more information about Pride and Prejudice, the Musical.

Sample the music here.

Remembering Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse, star of MGM musicals in the 1940s and ’50s, died Tuesday at age 86.

Hollywood’s long-legged beauty danced with the best: Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.

Check out her most famous roles in the films, Singin’ in the Rain, The Band Wagon, Brigadoon, and Silk Stockings.

At the height of her career, her famous legs were insured for $5 million.

Grace in motion:

Read more about Cyd Charisse here.

Cyd Charisse