Category Archives: What’s Hot in Pop Culture

Theatre in a Watery World

It’e been so hot, muggy, and downright tropical here in New England, for days, that it got me wondering…how come there is no theatre in the pool or other water-based setting? We have plenty of sports that translate to the … Continue reading

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Mika Lovefest Continues

As my readers know by now, Mika’s “We Are Golden” is featured in Bit Players, Bullies and Righteous Rebels. The Mika song “Popular” actually has not a thing to do with the Bit Players books, but hey, it’s my blog … Continue reading

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Learning from John Green

I recently finished reading Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (incredible book about love; if you haven’t read it, you should). In Chapter 17, there’s a line that made me stop and think about “life” – … Continue reading

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Seussical Here, Seussical There…

What is it about Seussical that has captured our imagination in recent years? It seems like every school and almost every community theatre has put on their version of this great show recently. And on Pinterest? Seems like almost everyone … Continue reading

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Hunger Games Hysteria

OK, I realize “The Hunger Games” doesn’t fall under musical theatre, which is the basic point of this blog. But, as the pre-release hype builds up steam, it’s nice to see some of the movie’s bit players getting attention – … Continue reading

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New TV Show About Making it on Broadway

Attention theatre-lovers: The trend of behind-the-scenes performing arts TV shows continues, with “Smash” premiering on Feb. 6 on NBC. This one shows the work that goes into a Broadway musical, getting it to opening night. Should be fun! And if … Continue reading

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“My Favorite Show”

Leave it to Glee to make an old-fashioned song fun again! Listen to this bonus track from tonight’s show.

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