Category Archives: Musicals

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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Spring Break 2014

Since last week was Spring Break for the kiddos, my family embarked on a six-day trip to Boston and New York. The plan was for my daughter (a junior in high school) to tour six colleges (three in Boston, three … Continue reading

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Pitch Wars Mentee Bio

Rather than explain the intricacies of Pitch Wars (since most of you reading this post will be mentors and fellow mentees), I’m posting a link here. Basically, it’s an online contest for writers hosted by the fabulous Brenda Drake. Even … Continue reading

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Inspired by Princess Leia

Thursday’s Children – A weekly blog hop where writers come together to talk about whatever inspires them. Click here to find out more. Anyone who knows me pretty well knows that I am a major Star Wars geek. I’m talking about the first, … Continue reading

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Inspiration – Musicals

  A weekly blog hop where writers come together  to talk about whatever inspires them.     I thought I’d try my hand at the Thursday’s Children Blog Hop hosted by Rhiann Wynn-Nolet because, now that Project Fairy Tale is over, … Continue reading

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