reinterpretation III (Defying Gravity)

I wrote an entry quite a while back called reinterpretation¬†(The Climb), in which I discussed about how I re-appropriated the message of the Miley Cyrus song The Climb to be a song about HIV. I then followed it up again with another entry called reinterpretation II (You Haven't Seen the Last of Me), which I…Read more reinterpretation III (Defying Gravity)

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Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?

I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?