Monthly Archives: October 2015

Musical Monday: Wicked

Name: Wicked Credits: Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Book by Winnie Holzman. Summary: Based on “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West,” a best-selling-book by Gregory Maguire (1995), the musical tells the “untold story” … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Sweeney Todd

Name: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Credits: Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Summary: The musical takes place in 19th Century England and tells the story of Benjamin Barker, a barber unjustly imprisoned … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Evita

Name: Evita  Credits: Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Book by Tim Rice.  Summary: The musical focuses on the life of Eva “Evita” Duarte de Peron, an Argentinian actress who rose from poverty to become the wife … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Chicago

If you’ve read my previous posts about musicals (here and here), you’ll know I’m a huge fan of musical theatre. When I last checked, I had over 560 songs from various soundtracks/cast recordings on my iPod, which is more than 24 … Continue reading

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