Top 100 Greatest Musicals Results: 30-21

Top 100 Musicals of All Time Poll Results

There are some real classics in this brace of our Top 100 Musicals ever. It’s a real mix of musicals old and new, don’t forget to let us know your thoughts on the vote below. 30. Dreamgirls Currently playing at London’s Savoy Theatre, Dreamgirls has music by Henry Krieger and book by Tom Eyen. Originally devised with the working title of One Night Only, the show caught the eye of Michael Bennett, director and choreographer of A Chorus Line. Dreamgirls opened on Broadway on December 20, 1981 and was nominated for 13 Tony Awards including Best Musical winning six. Twenty-five years later the show has finally premiered in the West End with Glee’s Amber Riley in the lead role. Book tickets for Dreamgirls. 29. Gypsy One of the great Broadway musicals, Gypsy has music by Jules Styne, Book by Arthur Laurents and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Gypsy is based loosely … Read more

Meryl’s Cut Song From Into The Woods Released

Meryl Streep as the Witch in Into The Woods

We are delighted to bring you this snippet of the new song written by Stephen Sondheim for Meryl Streep for the cinema adaptation of Into The Woods. The much talked about song was cut by the creative team who felt that the song did not work within the context of the show, but it now looks like the song will be included in the upcoming DVD release. Enjoy the snippet and pre-order your copy of the Into The Woods DVD now.

REVIEW: Into The Woods, Roundabout At Laura Pels Theatre ✭✭✭✭

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine at the Roundabout Theare Company

Derek McLane provides a set which looks like the shattered innards of a grand piano. The proscenium is framed by bits of piano, and the back wall is almost entirely taken up by a tangle of piano wires – they stand in for the Woods in some ways. But the overall result is that the audience is constantly reminded that they are not watching a musical; they are inside one.

REVIEW: Into The Woods – The Movie. Released 9th January 2015

Meryl Streep as the Witch in Into The Woods

Anna Kendrick makes a marvellous Cinderella, a precise balance between fairytale character and real human. Her scenes with Blunt are wonderful and, for me anyway, Steps of the Palace is the highlight of the film. Chris Pine is terrific and happily sends himself up mercilessly, and to great comic effect, in Agony. Meryl Streep is, throughout, mesmerising.

Into The Woods – Cinderella Featurette

Into The Woods movie trailer released

It really is a day for going Into The Woods as our friends at Broadwayworld.com have unveiled another great feature on the new movie musical this time featuring Anna Kendrick as Cinderella. We hope that you enjoy this great clip and look forward to bringing you more moments in the woods.

Into The Woods New Featurette Released

Into The Woods movie trailer released

Disney have released a new featurette for an American cinema chain that shows further scenes from Into The Woods and focuses on the opening scene. With its UK release date estimated at 7th January, excitement is growing to see what director Rob Marshall has done with the classic Sondheim/Lapine musical. Into The Woods features a cast including Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, James Corden, Chris Pine, and Anna Kendrick. We will keep bringing you all the latest news on Into The Woods as it comes to hand.

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