Ariana Grande Isn’t The First Mainstream Artist To Sample A Classical Musical Theatre Song

The release of Ariana Grande’s latest hit “7 Rings” will sound familiar to any Broadway fan worth their salt. The song samples the song “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical that took Broadway and America by storm in 1959. The Sound of Music was the last musical written by … Continued

Musical Productions Are Changing Broadway Lyrics That Include ‘Donald Trump’—Here’s What They Came Up With

Donald Trump is a divisive character, cultural icon, and since January 20, 2017, the president of the United States. However, the foremost descriptor is the most applicable for many Broadway fans, who view the president as being the antithesis of what the theatre community stands for. The question of Trump’s place in theatre was again … Continued

Remembering Dolly: A Heartbroken Broadway Community Pays Tribute To The Late Carol Channing

Carol Channing passed away today at the age of 97. The Seattle-born Broadway veteran leaves behind a legacy on the Great White Way and off, having appeared in nearly 30 shows. When asked about her career, Channing described herself “lucky” to Fox News while describing her life and the title of her memoir: “Just lucky … Continued

Goodbye, Dolly: Carol Channing, Legendary Star Of Stage And Screen, Passes Away At 97

Carol Channing passed away this morning at the age of 97, according to her publicist Harlan Boll. The legendary actress was famous for starring in Broadway and film musicals, most famously Hello, Dolly! in 1964, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Her life is recounted beautifully in her … Continued

Ingrid Michaelson to Score ‘The Notebook’ Musical: Dream Cast & Production Predictions

Today while guest co-hosting Kathie Lee and Hoda, folk-pop singer Ingrid Michaelson made the announcement that she will be penning the score to The Notebook the Musical, based on the book by Nicholas Sparks and which spawned the movie that starred Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. The book will be written by Bekah Brunstetter, a … Continued



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