Christmas on the Musical Theater Stage

Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 17th sees the lat­est episode of our orig­i­nal series, “The Mag­ic Of The Musi­cal” with your host Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er;  this month brought to you live from the Opera House at the Dick­ens Project in Sec­ond Life, at 2pm Pacif­ic Time/SLT.

This episode is now avail­able on Mixcloud

This month the theme is “Christ­mas on the Musi­cal The­ater Stage” and Cale­do­nia’s spe­cial guest is Chris Ser­face, Man­ag­ing Artis­tic Direc­tor of Taco­ma Lit­tle The­atre and Past Pres­i­dent of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion of Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre.

Fea­tured music for the day con­sists of music from the stage of the Vic­to­ri­an era includ­ing musi­cal hall songs, songs from the shows such as those by Gilbert & Sul­li­van and Lionel Mon­ck­ton, and much more, such as mechan­i­cal instru­ments like the street piano, Polyphon and street organ.

Musi­cals fea­tured in Sea­son 1, Episode 9 of The Mag­ic of The Musi­cal include:

The Mag­ic of The Musi­cal will be on hia­tus for the next few months. But there will be episodes from sea­son one rebroad­cast on the third Sat­ur­day of the month at the usu­al time in Jan­u­ary, Feb­ru­ary and March. We expect to be back with new episodes explor­ing the sto­ries, songs, and lore of the musi­cal the­ater stage lat­er in the spring. Stay tuned!