The Perfect Musical Cast Recordings For Summer

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We teachers are entering into our summer breaks (hooray!), and I am more excited than ever. Here in upstate NY, we’ve already encountered our fair share of warm days. Sometimes the only thing that gets me through a day like that is a wonderful Broadway cast recording. So here are my favorite summer Broadway listens:

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Star Wars: The Musical – Dreamcast

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With Solo coming out this weekend, I’ve been thinking a lot about Star Wars. In my hazy morning mind, I decided it would be a cool musical. Though I know it’s been tried before, here’s my idea for a dream cast for a potential musical based on the first film…

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Shows I’d Like To See As Live TV Musicals

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Like most of the Broadway community, I was pretty hyped¬†up about NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar this week. And it was good! I’m hoping they film all musicals as concerts from here on out. I really enjoyed it (and I’ve never seen JCS before – what?). There are so many musicals I’d like to see them put on as live TV specials, that I think they could do something really special with. Here are just a few:

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Historical Figures I’d Like To See Musicals About

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I’ve just started teaching Hamilton for the year (using much of the musical, duh), and it’s really gotten me thinking about historical musicals. I love these pieces that bring music and humanity to real-life people. In addition to Hamilton, there are pieces like Anastasia and 1776, that I love. And I would love to see more musicals that tell real stories. Here are a few possible historical figures I’d like to see musicals about:

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Disney Movies That Should Be Stage Musicals (Part1/???)

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I love Disney movies, and I love Broadway musicals. Love or hate Disney Theatrical Productions, they can be a lot of fun (The Lion King will always mean a great deal to me, and I can’t wait for Frozen). So without further, here are just a few of the Disney movies I’d like to see turned into stage musicals.

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