Blog Index

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Terms and Definitions
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/11/may-i-have-definition.html

George M. Cohan, Inventor of the American Musical
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/09/shoot-storyteller-in-neck.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/10/i-just-finished-great-biography-about.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/crazy-for-red-blue-and-white.html

The End of Rodgers & Hammerstein
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/07/but-that-was-once-upon-time.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/04/ive-never-felt-so-bare.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/12/rip-r.html

Meta-Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/10/meta-musicals.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/07/finishing-fucking-hat.html

The New Golden Age of Musical Theatre
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/youre-shining-like-brightest-star.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/01/see-ive-got-vision.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/12/state-of-art.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/one-day-more-to-revolution.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/06/time-honored-way-game-is-played.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/06/who-am-i.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/07/its-today.html

The Neo Musical Comedy
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/09/shoot-storyteller-in-neck.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/02/boom-chicka-chicka.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/01/sweet-understanding.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/welcome-to-renaissance.html

The Neo Rock Musical
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/06/gonna-take-control-and-rock-your-soul.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/those-magic-changes.html

The New Movie Musical
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-new-movie-musical.html

Respect for Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/crazy-for-you.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/02/thats-how-to-throw-party.html"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/01/no-shit-bucky-beaver.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/01/sweet-understanding.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/crazy-for-red-blue-and-white.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/welcome-to-renaissance.html

Acting in Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-wouldnt-change-thing-about-it.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/welcome-to-renaissance.html

Choreographing a Non-Dance Number in a Musical
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/02/causing-commotion.html

Musicals and Human Connection
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/connect-george.html

Directing Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/02/soda-pop-and-ritalin.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/09/searching-in-dark_28.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/05/nothing-can-touch-this.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/02/one-more-vivid-verbal-picture.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/12/information-age-of-hysteria.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/02/causing-commotion.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/welcome-to-renaissance.html

Emotion in Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/12/i-went-where-music-took-me.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/02/wandering-through-wilderness.html

The Lie of Escapism
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-dark-i-know-so-well.html

Musicals and Shakespeare
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/brush-up-your-shakespeare.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/02/milan-ill-lick-you-yet.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/01/symphony.html

Musicals and Star Trek
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-intersection-of-star-trek-and.html

Musicals and Storytelling
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-dark-i-know-so-well.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/06/i-went-where-music-took-me.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/12/someone-tell-story.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2008/10/pump-up-volume.html

New Line Theatre

About New Line Theatre
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/i-got-musical-right-here.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/youre-shining-like-brightest-star.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/12/into-woods-you-go-again.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/10/hold-me-bat-boy.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/01/were-lucky-to-be-us.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/10/hey-remember-when.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/07/we-still-have-magic.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/01/defying-gravity.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/07/this-world-will-remember-us.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/time-and-music-make-song.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/swaggy-and-unexpectable.html

New Line and Sondheim
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/08/youre-on-to-something-bobby.html

New Line's Honor from the St. Louis Theater Circle
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/03/no-other-path-no-other-way.html

New Line's Casting Philosophy
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/08/i-believe.html

Artistic Director Scott Miller's Musical Theatre Background
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/10/sex-drugs-rock-roll-and-musicals.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/08/suddenly-there-is-meaning.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/07/portrait-of-boy.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/07/and-as-for-fortune-and-as-for-fame.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/only-by-attempting-absurd-can-you.html

Specific Musicals and Songs

American Idiot
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/11/american-idiot.html

Anyone Can Whistle's "Simple"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/simple.html

bare (2012 revival)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/12/barely-bare.html

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/11/bloody-bloody-andrew-jackson.html

The Blue Flower
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/blue-flower.html

Bonnie & Clyde
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/bonnie-clyde.html

The Book of Mormon
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/05/worst-and-most-perverse.html

La Cage aux Folles (2010 revival)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/11/la-cage-aux-folles.html

Cop Rock
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/07/cop-rock.html

Cradle Will Rock (1999 film)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-cradle-will-rock.html

Fame (film)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/fame.html

Floyd Collins (research)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/07/cave-city-comma-capital-k-capital-y.html

Follies (2011 revival)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/follies.html

42nd Street
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/11/naughty-bawdy-gaudy-sporty-42nd-street.html

Grease
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/08/nah-fuck-it.html

Grey Gardens
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/11/grey-gardens.html

Hamilton and Hip-Hop Musicals
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/08/i-predicted-hamilton.html

Lysistrata Jones
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/lysistrata-jones.html

Merrily We Roll Along
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/11/catching-at-dreams.html

Pippin (2013 revival)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/12/weve-got-magic-to-do.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/12/im-not-river-or-giant-bird.html

Rent (2011 revival)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/11/rent.html

The Rocky Horror Show
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/11/it-was-great-when-it-all-began.html

Rocky Horror's "Science Fiction Double Feature"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/08/a-regular-frankie-fan.html

The Scottsboro Boys
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/11/scottsboro-boys.html

Show Boat's "Ol' Man River"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/ol-man-river.html

Sunday in the Park's "Finishing the Hat"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/12/mapping-out-sky.html

Two Gents, Next to Normal, Hair, Toxic Avenger (New York trip, 2009)
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2009/11/its-helluva-town.html

To read Scott's blog posts chronicling the creative process behind the shows New Line Theatre has produced (he blogs about each show from the first rehearsal through closing night), scroll down to the bottom of the left-hand column on the blog, where you can either search the blog for keywords, or you can choose a particular year to browse.

Other Topics

Actors
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2010/06/i-like-what-i-see.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-peoples-voice.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-wouldnt-change-thing-about-it.html

Adult Language
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/10/bloody-and-cursed.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/04/bitch-bitch-bitch.html

What is Art?
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-7-lively-arts.html

Audiences
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/i-am-flame-and-i-am-fire.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-dark-i-know-so-well.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/05/that-moment-of-truth.html

Auditions
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/08/i-believe.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/11/god-i-hope-i-get-it.html

Comedy
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/02/switchblades-laughin-at-butter-knife.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/welcome-to-renaissance.html

Fundraising
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/when-you-help-others-you-cant-help.html
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/06/its-feature-not-bug.html

The Hero Myth
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/02/wandering-through-wilderness.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-dark-i-know-so-well.html

The Muny
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/muny-101.html
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/08/suddenly-there-is-meaning.html

Research
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/07/cave-city-comma-capital-k-capital-y.html

Silence
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/04/no-i-wont-leave-til-i-win.html

The Tony Awards
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/05/jesus-i-just-got-to-win.html

Donald Trump
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/11/attend-tale-of-donald-trump.html

John Waters
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/01/dont-mean-to-be-rude.html

Fun Lists

10 Reasons It's Great to Be a Musical Theatre Fan
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/07/its-today.html

25 Reasons to Love Musical Theatre
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/11/25-reasons-i-love-musical-theatre-and.html

10 Reasons Why St. Louis Theatre Rocks
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/04/top-ten-reasons-st-louis-theatre-rocks.html

25 Cool Musical Theatre Interviews
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/happy-talk-25-cool-musical-theatre.html

15 Coolest New Line Shows
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/07/i-got-musical-right-here.html

10 Alternative Musicals You Might Not Know
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/12/songs-for-new-world.html

10 Older Shows New Line Should Do
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/11/tomorrow-is-latter-day.html

25 Musicals That Are Darker Than You Think
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/12/25-musicals-that-are-darker-than-you.html

10 Great Musicals Pre-1964
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/times-have-changed.html

The Most Interesting Musicals Throughout History
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-most-interesting-musicals.html

10 Musical Theatre Titles We Take for Granted
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/11/10-musical-theatre-titles-we-take-for.html

Musicals Live on Video
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/12/magic-shows-and-miracles.html

Great Documentaries about Musical Theatre
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/11/sunday-in-doc-with-george.html

10 Novels That Musicals Are Based On
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-trip-to-library.html

10 Lesser Known Movie Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2011/12/my-husband-makes-movies.html

Musical Theatre Writers' Favorite Movie Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/magic-in-making.html

10 Great Movies About Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/11/rock-me-sexy-jesus-ten-great-movies.html

10 Top TV Christmas Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2014/12/im-mister-green-christmas.html

10 Top Desert Island Musical Theatre Books
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/04/top-ten-desert-island-musical-theatre.html

Non-Musical-Theatre Books and Videos for Musical Theatre Artists
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/12/bard-of-directors.html

10 Reasons Project Runway Is Like Musical Theatre
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/12/10-reasons-project-runway-is-like.html

Political Musicals
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/another-national-anthem.html

Musicals the GOP Needs to See
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/11/musicals-gop-needs-to-see.html

Musical Theatre Doppelgangers for the 2016 Presidential Candidates
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/12/wintergreen-for-president-musical.html

A Presidential Cabinet of Musical Theatre Characters
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/12/a-secretary-is-not-toy.html

Musicals Written by New Line Artistic Director Scott Miller
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/07/only-by-attempting-absurd-can-you.html

All the Musicals Artistic Director Scott Miller Has Seen in New York
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/01/they-say-neon-lights-are-bright.html

"Fellini, Fosse, Woody, Sondheim, and Stew"
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2012/12/fellini-fosse-woody-sondheim-and-stew.html

Top 10 Hidden Gems on New Line's Website
https://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2016/11/top-ten-hidden-gems-on-new-line-website.html

10 Cool Things on New Line's YouTube Channel
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2015/10/ten-awesome-surprises-on-new-lines.html

The Worst Types at Auditions
http://newlinetheatre.blogspot.com/2013/11/god-i-hope-i-get-it.html

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