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Top 30 Most Influential People in Musical Theater

Top 30 Most Influential People in Musical Theater

Top 30 Most Influential People in Musical Theater! Ranking the most influential personalities that ever graced musical theater is such a pressure. Limiting the list to the Top 30 Most Influential People in Musical Theater can be such a challenge. But acknowledging the kind of influence that these personalities have imparted is worth acknowledging. Standards are made. The bar was set high […]

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Allegiance The Musical: Full Cast Announced

Allegiance The Musical has finally unveiled the official cast for Broadway. As reported by Playbill, Takei is rejoined by 2 of the original cast members. They are “Glee” star Telly Leung and Tony Award winner Lea Salonga. The trio from Allegiance The Musical is joined by Greg Watanabe, Christopheren Nomura, Michael K. Lee and Katie […]

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Miss Saigon: Lyrics for “Sun and Moon”

Miss Saigon: Lyrics for “Sun and Moon”

“Sun and Moon” is such a romantic song that it makes you forget that Miss Saigon is basically a love story between a neophyte prostitute and the the customer who popped her cherry. Bad things are bound to happen but songs like this make you hope for the best. It might be the biggest reason […]

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Les Miserables: Character Descriptions

Les Miserables: Character Descriptions

By this time, everyone may have seen the film version of one of the most popular Broadway musicals today. Otherwise, you will not understand much why there is so much negative feedback surrounding Russell Crowe’s performance. Based on the best-selling novel by Victor Hugo, “Les Miserables” tells the story of Jean Valjean, from his parole […]

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Miss Saigon: Character Descriptions

Miss Saigon: Character Descriptions

I first learned about Miss Saigon as a kid after it was reported that Lea Salonga was chosen to play the title role. I did not realize the impact of the story until some years later when Miss Saigon was finally staged in Manila. There was a media backlash regarding “the glorification of prostitution” in […]

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