The Magic of The Musical S03E02: It’s Awards Time!

Our orig­i­nal series of The Mag­ic of The Musi­cal, con­tin­ues today — Sat­ur­day, May 18th @ 2pm SLT/Pacific Time.  Host Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er explores songs, sto­ries and lore from  the world of musi­cal the­atre. This episode is now avail­able on Mixcloud.

Join our live audi­ence at Ceiluiradh Glen on Sat­ur­day at 2pm SLT — slurl: or tune in to Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio here on the web site, plug this URL into a net­work play­er: — or ask your smart speak­er to “Play Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio!”

Also today on Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio, enjoy our fea­tured music On Broad­way, the lat­est edi­tion of “Where Have You Been?”, where we vis­it the Rose Gar­den in Sec­ond Life, at 12 noon and 4pm SLT/Pacific. And don’t miss The Engines of Our Inge­nu­ity from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hous­ton, every four hours from 4am SLT.

This Month:  The Nom­i­nees Are …

It’s that time of year again in the world cap­i­tals of musi­cal the­atre — at least in New York and Lon­don. April saw the Olivi­er Awards bestowed for out­stand­ing new musi­cal and revival in Lon­don, and June sees both the Dra­ma Desk Awards and the Antoinette Per­ry Awards (the Tonys) cel­e­brat­ing  excel­lence in musi­cal the­ater in New York and on Broadway.

Cale­do­nia shares selec­tions from among the shows nom­i­nat­ed for recog­ni­tion, but this year it won’t be easy.  Find out why, and learn more about the evolv­ing world of musi­cal the­ater and the shows that you might want to be look­ing for in this edi­tion:  The Nom­i­nees Are …

Relat­ed Links

The Olivi­er Awards

The Dra­ma Desk Awards

The Tony Awards

Olivi­er Award Win­ners – Pre­sent­ed April 14th

Best New Musi­cal : Oper­a­tion Mince­meat

Best Revival of a Musi­cal Sun­set Boule­vard – Savoy Theatre

Nom­i­nees: Dra­ma Desk Awards  — June 10th

Out­stand­ing Musical

Out­stand­ing Revival of a Musical

Nom­i­nees: Tony Awards – June 16th

Best New Musical

Best Revival of a Musical