Category Archives: Trivia

Best of 2012: Top 10 New Musicals

Musical theater was “alive and kicking” this year, with debuts from new writers and comebacks from veteran scribes. Below is my list of the Top Ten new pieces of musical theater that debuted in the past 12 months – with … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Top 10 Musical Revivals

New York saw a bevy of musical revivals this year, including a large pack of shows from the Eighties. There were also two prominent “revivals” of shows from the past five years, both presented at the Hirschfeld – though “remount” … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Top 10 Musical Films

It wasn’t a banner year for musical films, but there were more than enough to compose a list of the top ten movies that told their stories through fully realized song and dance moments – both the non-diegetic (musicalized dialogue) … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Top 5 Musical TV Moments

This week, I’ll be sharing my Best of 2012 lists. Today, it’s my countdown of musical TV moments during the calendar year, including a trio of songs in series about making music (from Broadway to high school and Nashville) to … Continue reading

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Playlist: iPod Favorites

Every year after the Tony Awards, I review and update my MP3 list of favorites. The following are the show tunes that have earned the highest play counts on my iPod over the past year. Each of these songs hits … Continue reading

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Playlist: Top 10 Pop Interpolations

In the Golden Age of Broadway, theater songs often topped the pop charts. It wasn’t even unfamiliar for competing versions to rank in the Top 40. Theater songs continue to show up on the pop charts today – and not … Continue reading

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