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Broadway, Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway…

I read an article today that reported that for the first time in a long time a show Off Broadway opened and made money.    Of course, there have been long running shows Off Broadway that have made a great deal of money (BLUE MAN GROUP, STOMP, etc.) but those opened a few years ago. As

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Musicals that are song cycles.

As I was wrapping my brain around one of the new musicals that I am working on, it suddenly hit me…maybe this show is really a song cycle and not a musical with a full book. Over the past year I have been to four different shows that were song cycles.  Recently I discussed this

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Jukebox Musicals…

What is a jukebox musical?  I heard someone ask this question the other day….and this person was a regular theatre goer.  When I started to explain to them what it was and what some of the more popular Broadway musicals were, a big smile came on her face.  “Oh, I get it!  I love them!”

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What makes GREAT Choreography?

I was meeting with a director/choreographer recently and I asked the question – what makes “great” choreography?  We then had a long talk about what each of us valued in choreography and how choreography plays a vital role in musicals today.   As a producer, I look at choreography in the “big picture” mode. Here are

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Next new musical?????

Since 57th National Mathlete Sum-it has been given to Theatrical Rights Worldwide, I have been lucky enough to start working on my next project. Truth is, I have been thinking about this next project for a while, but not a lot.  My mentor, Ken Davenport has been urging me to start moving and get the

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Musical Revivals – what is coming up!!

I planned to write this blog a few weeks ago – just after the blog about new musicals coming to Broadway this season.  Then things got busy and other blogs were ready to go, so this one is a bit late.  However, it is perfect timing, seeing that a recent revival opened on Broadway to

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