Category Archives: Up on Stage

Les Miserables with international flavor

I love when musicals do something unique and different, which is why I loved this performance from the 10th anniversary concert of Les Miserables. They took the men who played the lead character, Valjean, all over the world and had them all sing the show’s banner song, Do You Hear the People Sing, in their native languages. The result is an amazing performance. Enjoy.


Memphis Lives in Me

Okay. So that title is kind of a lie. Because I don’t think I’ve ever been to Memphis.

But, boy did I love the musical!

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Give my regards to Broadway

I’ve always felt my love for musical theater was just a little strange amongst my peers. Growing up in a small, rural town in the Midwest where my high school had no drama program, you had to travel a few hours to see a traveling production of any Broadway show. It was only after my parents went and saw Phantom of the Opera in Toronto for their anniversary that I got hooked.

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