Friday, February 28, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #69: 1964-66 Seasons, Round 2

The following stars of the 2019-21 Broadway seasons (from the 68th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Matthew Broderick (Plaza Suite)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Take Me Out)
Sutton Foster (The Music Man)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Sea Wall/A Life)
Hugh Jackman (The Music Man)
Laura Linney (My Name is Lucy Barton)
Patti LuPone (Company)
Audra McDonald (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune)
Laurie Metcalf (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
Karen Olivo (Moulin Rouge!)
Mary-Louise Parker (The Sound Inside/How I Learned to Drive)
Elizabeth Stanley (Jagged Little Pill)
Marisa Tomei (The Rose Tattoo)
Russell Tovey (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
Aaron Tveit (Moulin Rouge!)
Adrienne Warren (Tina)

Now we begin Round 2 with our 69th battle, which takes us back to the 1964-66 Broadway seasons when the following 32 stars appeared on stage:

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

#43: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 2016

The following songs from 1970 (from the 42nd Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"Rose Garden" - Lynn Anderson
"Let It Be" - The Beatles
"The Long and Winding Road" - The Beatles
"Make It with You" - Bread
"(They Long to Be) Close to You" - Carpenters
"Merry Christmas Darling" - Carpenters
"We've Only Just Begun" - Carpenters
"25 or 6 to 4" - Chicago
"Knock Three Times" - Dawn
"One Less Bell to Answer" - The 5th Dimension
"Spirit in the Sky" - Norman Greenbaum
"Your Song" - Elton John
"Big Yellow Taxi" - Joni Mitchell
"Snowbird" - Anne Murray
"I Think I Love You" - The Partridge Family
"Band of Gold" - Freda Payne
"Long, Long Time" - Linda Ronstadt
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - Diana Ross
"Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" - Diana Ross
"Bridge over Troubled Water" - Simon & Garfunkel

Now let's go back to 2016 when the following 58 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):

1) "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" - Adele

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #68: 2019-21 Seasons

The following stars of the 1928-44 Broadway seasons (from the 67th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Fred Astaire (The Band Wagon/Gay Divorce)
Tallulah Bankhead (The Little Foxes/The Skin of Our Teeth)
Shirley Booth (The Philadelphia Story/My Sister Eileen)
Noƫl Coward (Private Lives/Design for Living)
Alfred Drake (Oklahoma!)
Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story)
Celeste Holm (Oklahoma!)
Gene Kelly (Pal Joey)
Gertrude Lawrence (Lady in the Dark)
Vivien Leigh (Romeo and Juliet)
Mary Martin (One Touch of Venus)
Groucho Marx (Animal Crackers)
Ethel Merman (Girl Crazy/Anything Goes)
Laurence Olivier (Romeo and Juliet)
Joan Roberts (Oklahoma!)
Monty Woolley (The Man Who Came to Dinner)

Now on to our 68th battle, which features 32 stars who are appearing on stage during the 2019-21 Broadway seasons: