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School’s in Session!: Dream Casting for a Broadway production of ‘School of Rock’

School’s in Session!: Dream Casting for a Broadway production of ‘School of Rock’

Famed musical theatre composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has acquired the rights to School of Rock, the quirky 2003 Jack Black flick about a former rock star who becomes a substitute teacher… Read more »

Flashback Friday: ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ lends music to the best of times, the worst of times

Flashback Friday: ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ lends music to the best of times, the worst of times

A Tale of Two Cities is a wonderful musical based on the book of the same name by Charles Dickens. The short-lived Broadway run lasted a whopping 72 performances in the… Read more »

We Don’t Need No Education: Webber announces a ‘School of Rock’ musical

We Don’t Need No Education: Webber announces a ‘School of Rock’ musical

The School of Rock is back in session. Andrew Lloyd Webber, renowned composer of the musicals The Phantom of the Opera, Cats and Jesus Christ Superstar among many others, has recently announced that… Read more »

Star of the Week: The West End’s Gina Beck is wickedly versatile

Star of the Week: The West End’s Gina Beck is wickedly versatile

We can’t all come and go by bubble, but Gina Beck sure does make it look easy. Currently playing Galinda with a ‘ga’ at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London, Gina Beck trained… Read more »

Tweeter of the Week: David Thaxton’s off-kilter commentary on coffee mugs, football, and everything else

Tweeter of the Week: David Thaxton’s off-kilter commentary on coffee mugs, football, and everything else

West End actor David Thaxton is most well-known to fans for redefining the role of Enjolras in Les Misérables, as well as for his roles in Passion and Love Never Dies, but… Read more »

‘Matilda’ on Broadway is full of marvels, magic, & more

‘Matilda’ on Broadway is full of marvels, magic, & more

I knew of all the hype and I was a bit skeptical. I was skeptical that it would truly be as good as I wanted it to be. Lucky for… Read more »