Jul 31, 2007
BORODIN's music was never written for a musical, but he still managed to win a Tony in the fifties (66 years after he'd died) for Kismet, the musical (or is it an operetta?) based mostly on his score for Prince Igor. It was recently revived, to dire reviews, at the ENO. Tim and Thos discuss. Also, as a followup to our...
Jul 24, 2007
THE NEW MOVIE-MUSICAL version of John Waters' Hairspray is now out, a few months ahead of hitting the London stage. Nick and Rebecca review the movie, and consider how it will differ when the stage version shows up at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Dipping into our collection of "CDs we recently listened to" for the second...
Jul 18, 2007
TIM AND THOS are joined by cabaret experts Paul L Martin and Sarah-Louise Young of Millionth Muse Productions to dissect the art of cabaret and where it relates to or diverges from musical theatre. We also talk to Fascinating Aida star Adele Anderson about her career.
Jul 10, 2007
NICK, MARTIN AND REBECCA discuss the fuzzy musical Avenue Q, and we quiz Martin on the often under-appreciated role of Stage Manager.
Jul 3, 2007
IN THIS EPISODE, we countdown the top 25 AFI film musicals, with only two minutes for each musical. Join Nick, Thos and Rebecca for this fun episode - where you get 25 musical discussions for the price of one!