The Broadway Sports Quiz
Spring training has just begun for all 30 major league’s baseball teams. And why does this concern a musical theater enthusiast? Because baseball – as well as many other sports – wend their way into our minds, thanks to many lines and lyrics. So even if you don’t know a balk from a walk, or […]
Happy Mardi Gras!
All right, you promised yourself last year that this year you’d finally go way down yonder to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. And now, this year and Mardi Gras are here, and once again, you didn’t make it. Well, as Cyril Ritchard sings in The Roar of the Greasepaint – the Smell of the […]
Of course you know the song, “Hello, Dolly!” But do you know the song, “Hello, Hazel?” It comes midway through the first act of Hazel Flagg the musical adaptation of the 1936 movie Nothing Sacred. (And you thought making musicals from movies was a recent development!) That’s the film where New York Morning Star reporter […]
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome!
Hello! Welcome to MasterworksBroadway! I’m Peter Filichia. I’ve been an original cast aficionado for quite some time. For those of you who share my passion for show albums – be they original cast, revival cast or even studio cast – this is the site for us. While Masterworks Broadway doesn’t quite have an inventory of […]