Tag Archive: Broadway

Oct 12 2017

Always hoped that I’d be an apostle

On this day in 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar, the rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre in New York and played for 711 performances. In things that make you go “hmmm…” The Mark Hellinger Theatre has been the home of the Times Square …

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Jul 11 2016

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera! As spoken by Yul Brynner as King Mongut of Siam in The King and I, a role he played in film and extensively on Broadway. The Russian actor and dancer was born on this day in 1920. Died 1985. I saw Brynner play the King on Broadway back in …

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