The Magic of The Musical: New Series from Angel Manor

MUSICAL THEATER FANS:  New Series begins April 15 at 2pm SLT!

Sea­son 2 of Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio’s orig­i­nal series “The Mag­ic of The Musi­cal” starts this Sat­ur­day, April 15th, at 2pm SLT/Pacific Time, live from its new home in the Gold Hall at the ele­gant Angel Manor Estate.

“The Mag­ic of The Musi­cal” explores the blend­ing of music and dra­ma with host Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er, fea­tur­ing the songs, his­to­ry and lore that make up the musi­cal the­ater canon.

This orig­i­nal month­ly series focus­es on dif­fer­ent aspects of musi­cal the­ater in each episode, with spe­cial guests pos­sess­ing inti­mate knowl­edge and involve­ment in the form to con­tribute to the dis­cus­sion, lib­er­al­ly spiced with orig­i­nal cast and oth­er record­ings mak­ing up an excit­ing and fas­ci­nat­ing hour-long show.

Learn more about some of your favorite shows and com­posers as we cue the orches­tra and the over­ture begins!

Join the live audi­ence at 2pm SLT/Pacific Time on Sat­ur­day, April 15th, in the beau­ti­ful Gold Hall at Angel Manor in Sec­ond Life, or tune in at, as Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er explores “Musi­cals with­in Musicals”.

We’ve Got Mag­ic to Do!

The musi­cals fea­tured in this episode:

The Fan­ta­sticks — music by Har­vey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones (1960)

A Fun­ny Thing Hap­pened on the Way to the Forum — Stephen Sond­heim, Burt Shevel­ove and Lar­ry Gel­bart (1962)

Man of La Man­cha  — book by Dale Wasser­man, music by Mitch Leigh, and lyrics by Joe Dar­i­on (1965)

Cabaret  — John Kan­der, Fred Ebb and Joe Mas­teroff (1966)

Pip­pin — music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hir­son (1972)

The Mys­tery of Edwin Drood – by Rupert Holmes (1985)

Urine­town — music by Mark Holl­mann, lyrics by Holl­mann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis (2001)

Spa­malot — score by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, with lyrics and book by Idle (2005)