Penners wrote:I was bored one evening and on a whim went to the local theatre to see 'The Pirates of Penzance' staged by a local amateur operatic society. I was pleasantly surprised as I had never watched Gilbert & Sullivan before, or realized just how risqué and anti-establishment they were (for their time).
Jan Van Quirm wrote:I think the most impressive musical I've seen live has to be Cats in terms of singing (1st time I saw it I was lucky enough to hear Marti Webb*sing Grizabella - she's the real deal on the actor-singer front!) and the dancing and the set itself are just astonishing!
*sorry couldn't find her singing anything from Cats so ignore Cliff on this duet from Phantom - she knocks spots off Elaine Paige and Sarah Brightman every time!
Tonyblack wrote:South Pacific is great and dealt with some really controversial issues at the time such as inter-racial sex and bigotry. The movie is a little spoiled by the director's experimentation with coloured filters - but there's some really great songs in there.
The movie of Oklahoma was actually mostly filmed in Arizona.
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