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Monday, July 22, 2019

Battle of the Broadway Stars #56:1959-60 Season


(find these posters and others at Movie Poster Shop and Triton Gallery)

The following stars of the 1976-77 Broadway season (from the 55th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Barry Bostwick (The Robber Bridegroom)
Dixie Carter (Pal Joey)
Richard Chamberlain (The Night of the Iguana)
Joanna Gleason (I Love My Wife)
Tammy Grimes (California Suite)
Robert Guillaume (Guys and Dolls)
Julie Harris (The Belle of Amherst)
Raul Julia (Threepenny Opera)
Dorothy Loudon (Annie)
Millicent Martin (Side by Side by Sondheim)
Andrea McArdle (Annie)
James Naughton (I Love My Wife)
Al Pacino (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
Patricia Routledge (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue)
Reid Shelton (Annie)
Lily Tomlin (Appearing Nitely)

Now on to our 56th battle, which takes us back to the 1959-60 Broadway season when the following 32 stars appeared on stage:














Tuesday, July 16, 2019

#33: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 2014


The following songs from 1972 (from the 32nd Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"A Horse with No Name" - America
"Changes" - David Bowie
"Goodbye to Love" - Carpenters
"Saturday in the Park" - Chicago
"The Candy Man" - Sammy Davis Jr.
"Rocky Mountain High" - John Denver
"Take It Easy" - Eagles
"(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All" - The 5th Dimension
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" - Roberta Flack
"Where Is the Love" - Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway
"Crocodile Rock" - Elton John
"Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)" - Elton John
"Tiny Dancer" - Elton John
"Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" - Looking Glass
"American Pie" - Don McLean
"Do You Want to Dance?" - Bette Midler
"I Am Woman" - Helen Reddy
"Walk on the Wild Side" - Lou Reed
"You're So Vain" - Carly Simon
"Superstition" - Stevie Wonder

Now let's go back to 2014 when the following 81 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):



1) "Trouble's Lament" - Tori Amos


Friday, July 12, 2019

Battle of the Broadway Stars #55:1976-77 Season


(find these posters and others at Movie Poster Shop and Triton Gallery)

The following stars of the 1984-85 Broadway season (from the 54th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

René Auberjonois (Big River)
Matthew Broderick (Biloxi Blues)
Patrick Cassidy (Leader of the Pack)
Stockard Channing (Joe Egg)
Jim Dale (Joe Egg)
Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi Goldberg)
Jonathan Hogan (As Is)
William Hurt (Hurlyburly)
Judith Ivey (Hurlyburly)
Glenda Jackson (Strange Interlude)
Daniel H. Jenkins (Big River)
Dinah Manoff (Leader of the Pack)
Penelope Ann Miller (Biloxi Blues)
Mary Beth Peil (The King and I)
Ben Vereen (Grind)
Sigourney Weaver (Hurlyburly)

Now on to our 55th battle, which takes us back to the 1976-77 Broadway season when the following 32 stars appeared on stage:















Tuesday, July 9, 2019

#32: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 1972


The following songs from 1990 (from the 31st Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"Everybody Everybody" - Black Box
"The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" - Cher
"Don't Wanna Fall in Love" - Jane Child
"Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" - C+C Music Factory
"Groove Is in the Heart" - Deee-Lite
"Enjoy the Silence" - Depeche Mode
"Where Does My Heart Beat Now" - Celine Dion
"King of Wishful Thinking" - Go West
"I'm Your Baby Tonight" - Whitney Houston
"Wicked Game" - Chris Isaak
"Escapade" - Janet Jackson
"Love Will Never Do (Without You)" - Janet Jackson
"Justify My Love" - Madonna
"Vogue" - Madonna
"Freedom! '90" - George Michael
"Praying for Time" - George Michael
"From a Distance" - Bette Midler
"Nothing Compares 2 U" - Sinéad O'Connor
"It Must Have Been Love" - Roxette
"Hold On" - Wilson Phillips

Now let's go back to 1972 when the following 97 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):



1) "A Horse with No Name" - America



2) "I Need You" - America


Thursday, June 27, 2019

Battle of the Broadway Stars #54: 1984-85 Season


(find these posters and others at Movie Poster Shop and Triton Gallery)

The following stars of the 1997-98 Broadway season (from the 53rd Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Max Casella (The Lion King)
Margaret Colin (Jackie)
Alan Cumming (Cabaret)
Melissa Errico (High Society)
Peter Friedman (Ragtime)
Allison Janney (A View From the Bridge)
Anna Kendrick (High Society)
Anthony LaPaglia (A View From the Bridge)
Linda Lavin (The Diary of Anne Frank)
John Leguizamo (Freak)
Marin Mazzie (Ragtime)
Audra McDonald (Ragtime)
Brian Stokes Mitchell (Ragtime)
Natasha Richardson (Cabaret)
Alice Ripley (Side Show)
Douglas Sills (The Scarlet Pimpernel)

Now on to our 54th battle, which takes us back to the 1984-85 Broadway season when the following 32 stars appeared on stage:













Wednesday, June 26, 2019

#31: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 1990


The following songs from 2003 (from the 30th Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"Mad World" - Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules
"Good Boys" - Blondie
"When the Money's Gone" - Cher
"Miss Independent" - Kelly Clarkson
"Clocks"- Coldplay
"Big Yellow Taxi" - Counting Crows featuring Vanessa Carlton
"The First Cut Is the Deepest" - Sheryl Crow
"Come Away with Me" - Norah Jones
"Milkshake" - Kelis
"Into the West" - Annie Lennox
"American Life" - Madonna
"Hollywood" - Madonna
"Love Profusion" - Madonna
"It's My Life" - No Doubt
"Hey Ya!" - Outkast
"Miracles" - Pet Shop Boys
"Trouble" - Pink
"Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered" - Rod Stewart and Cher
"Up!" - Shania Twain
"Stronger Than Me" - Amy Winehouse

Now let's go back to 1990 when the following 90 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):



1) "More Than Words Can Say"- Alias



2) "Deadbeat Club" - The B-52's



3) "Only Your Love" - Bananarama