The first release in Disney's new line of Deluxe CDs, entitled The Legacy Collection. The Legacy Collection will be released from now and through 2015 and will include Deluxe Editions of Cinderella, Mary Poppins, Lady and the Tramp, Toy Story, Pocahontas, Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, Little Mermaid, Fantasia and Aristocats.
In my opinion The Lion King is the perfect choice for this Deluxe treatment. One of the things I've always loved about Disney soundtracks is that they cover my two favourite styles: Score and Musical. But, the original Lion King soundtrack was missing so… Read more
For those who don't know, Heathers started out as a satirical comedy from the 80's starring a very young Winona Ryder and Christian Slater (also an even younger Shannon Doherty). The story centres around a girl named Veronica who's biggest wish is to get 'in' with the cool girls, the 'Heathers' (so named because they're all named Heather). There's only one problem - the Heathers are all really horrible.
Veronica gets her wish, but in the course of becoming popular she gets to see just how horrible her new 'friends' are and disillusion starts. Then she meets school bad-boy J.D. - Burnt-out-psycho in the making… Read more
If, like me, you're a fan of musical theatre the film Rocky doesn't seem like the first choice to adapt into a musical. When I first heard it was going to happen I thought it was the most awful decision since Carrie: The Musical.
But, as with Carrie, Rocky Broadway (as they decided to all it) is a pleasant surprise.
The story centres on a struggling heavyweight boxer just waiting for his moment. That career defining moment. But, there are some things more important. Such as falling in love.
So, if you've seen the film with Sylvester Stallone you will already know the story. That story is reinvented for the stage and embellished to great effect by the songs… Read more