The Erotic Appeal of Alexander Hamilton
The handsome Founding Father has always had a robust fandom—even before the ten-dollar bill, or a certain musical.
A Feminist Vision of the Musical
Chantal Akerman’s The Eighties proves that a musical set in a mall can be a significant feminist work.
Oklahoma! Changed Musical Theater Forever. Or Did It?
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical was revolutionary in the way it “integrated” music, dance, and dialogue. Or was that language just a marketing ploy?
The Genre-Bending Brilliance of “Meet Me In St. Louis”
Meet me In St. Louis was the first film to blur the lines between a drama and a musical.
“The Sound of Music” at 50
Iconic musical "The Sound of Music" celebrates its 50th anniversary.
“The Phantom of Hollywood” and the Demise of the MGM Film Musical
The Hollywood musical was slaughtered onscreen for the entertainment of the spectator in The Phantom of Hollywood, a horribly tacky made-for-TV movie.