Female leads in "Miss Saigon" and "The World of Suzie Wong" embodied the Western stereotypes of Asian women.
The mostly Asian cast said they "believe in equality and the right to peaceful protest."
Part of the appeal of musical theatre is its potential for wowing audiences with spectacle. Costume design has always been an important element in creating memorable stage experiences.
In terms of musicals, there are two that have opened already this spring, the Roundabout revival of She Loves Me and the jukebox musical Disaster!
After I filmed Kim in March 1985, (state security agents were watching), she was arrested and sent off to a prison camp for two months. Hanoi authorities were planning for tenth anniversary celebrations of their victory on April 30. They wanted a clean Ho Chi Minh City, free of the embarrassment of the street kids they were doing nothing to assist.
I was excited when Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz were announced as the writers of the pre-Broadway musical Diary of a Wimpy Kid
When it was announced last week that Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis would step into The Phantom of the Opera this May, most of the press was about the fact that Lewis was to become the first black Phantom on Broadway. I didn't care about that.
During the 30-year period from 1970 to 2000, the wall between contemporary opera and musical theater was pretty thoroughly demolished.
Jessica Sanchez is on a roll! The "American Idol" sweetheart is reportedly in talks to star in the film adaptation of the
According to Vince Mendoza, the idea of his latest record was partly to embrace the various musicians that he's met over the years and to invite his old friends to participate in his music.