Tag Archives: musicals

“Right here in river city!”


Many of you will recognize the title of this post being from the musical The Music Man. In this particular case I am referring to those cities, towns, and villages named after the river that flows through or by them. … Continue reading

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Europe’s largest indoor performance halls


While tabulating the data listed below, I was quite surprised at the famous cities and venues that are not included in the list. This may be partially due to the minimum 2,000 seat size chosen, but may also have to … Continue reading

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Dreaming the dream…of an exquisite film


I was privileged to see Les Miserables on New Year’s Eve. It was an absolutely breathtaking movie and easily deserves a best picture nomination and award. Having seen Lincoln, Argo, Cloud Atlas, Looper, The Hobbit, and many other motion pictures in … Continue reading

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