A comedy version of the history of the band Styx
Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses the premise of a mysterious acting troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance.
The Wiz is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of African American culture. It ran on Broadway from January 5, 1975 to January 28, 1979. A film version was made in 1978, starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, among others. If a film version that was closer to the Broadway show was made now, who would you cast?
Musical Theatre summary: Born on from a distant planet called Krypton where Scientist Jor-El send his son Kal-El to earth, where he is named Clark Kent adopted by the Kent family of Smallville, Kansas ? And he grows up and becomes Planet Earth's Protector "The Man of Steel" by gaining super-powers and he learns to fly around the earth. He becomes the Mild-Mannered Newspaper Reporter of the Daily Planet.
Next to Normal (styled as next to normal) is a rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. The musical also addresses such issues as grieving a loss, suicide, drug abuse, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life.
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