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Make Musicals, Not Museum Pieces! (The Real Revival Lesson From Hollywood’s Musical Golden Age)

Some people may think I’m beating a dead War Horse devoting so much of this blog to the problems with recent Hollywood adaptations of Broadway shows. But with Sunday night’s Oscar tribute to the New Movie Musical, as well as … Continue reading

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The Miserable Music in the “Les Mis” Movie

“Les Miserables” has never been a personal favorite, but I understand and respect its place in Broadway history and I enjoy a few of the songs, so I was looking forward to Tom Hooper’s Oscar-nominated film adaptation. After having seen … Continue reading

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