Posts Tagged: Musical

Swinging Modern Sounds #77: People Give Me Things, Part One

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[T]he thing about receiving music from other people is this: there is always some grace associated with the transaction. ...more

The Rumpus Review of La La Land

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Fantasy needs reality “because it’s only with the real backdrop that it works at all,” and reality needs fantasy to challenge its façade ...more

Hamilton Mixtape Participants Revealed

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Although the record is being put out by Atlantic, and therefore isn’t a mixtape per se, the compilation of remixes, covers, and songs inspired by  the Hamilton musical is amassing quite the list of featured artists: as Entertainment Weekly reports, participants include Sia, Usher, Chance the Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Ben Folds, Regina Spektor, and Queen Latifah.

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A Unique Way of Getting Down With Gertrude Stein

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Rumpus assistant editor Lauren O’Neal interviews Michelle Sutherland about her opera/musical/self described “event” Gertrude Stein SAINTS over at the Hairpin. They talk about the role of men in the play, how Carnegie Mellon got on board, and how rap totally works for this!

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Help Support The Grimaldis

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Bay Area local Dane Ballard is the writer and producer of The Grimaldis, a musical about the decline of a show-biz family:

“For generations, the Grimaldi family has thrilled audiences the world over. From the opera houses of old Europe to America’s silver screen, they were the quintessential showbiz family.

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