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Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical

Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical was released as a stage musical adaptation in 2016 of the stage opera which was released in 2010 and is coming to Broadway March 22nd, 2019. It was performed in New York Theatre Workshop in May 6th, 2016 and ran through the end of July. The musical follows the story of...

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz, Columns

Beginning off-broadway in October of the year 1967, "Hair" is a rock musical that is a product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution in the late 1960s. Several of its songs became anthems of peace during the Anti-Vietnam War Peace Movemonet. This musical originally caused massive controversy...

First Date the Musical

First Date the Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

The musical "First Date" first premiered in Seattle and showed during March of 2012. One year later, "First Date" opened on Broadway on July 9, 2013. The show ran for five months on Broadway before closing. The story follows the first date of Aaron (Zachary Levi) and Casey (Krysta Rodriguez) as they...

The Color Purple 2016 Revival

The Color Purple 2016 Revival

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018


Filed under Broadway Album Buzz, Columns

Originally a book with a well deserved Pulitzer Prize, The Color Purple had started its novelty when it was written as a book in 1982 by Alice Walker. The year after it was published, The Color Purple won the 1983 National Book Award for Fiction Pulitzer Prize. It them went on to be adapted into a movie...

Bonnie and Clyde the Musical

Bonnie and Clyde the Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

Bonnie and Clyde the musical was released in 2009 and was created by Frank Wildhorn. The lyrics were written by Don Black and had a book written by Ivan Menchell. It follows the surprising true story of the couple Bonnie Parker (played by Laura Osnes) and Clyde Barrow (played by Jeremy Jordan). This...

Assassins the Musical

Assassins the Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

Assassins the musical was released in 1990. This musical is based around the stories of many different assassins, including but not limited to, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald. The music tells the stories of the motives of the assassins in musical fashion. The music was composed by Stephen Sondheim...