Friday, May 22, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #77: 2000-02 Seasons, Round 2


The following stars of the 1990-92 Broadway seasons (from the 76th Battle) will be moving on to Round 3:

Alan Alda (Jake's Women)
Christine Baranski (Nick & Nora)
Stephen Bogardus (Falsettos)
Keith Carradine (The Will Rogers Follies)
Stockard Channing (Six Degrees of Separation)
Peter Gallagher (Guys and Dolls)
Joanna Gleason (Nick & Nora)
Gregory Hines (Jelly's Last Jam)
LaChanze (Once on This Island)
Nathan Lane (Guys and Dolls)
Jessica Lange (A Streetcar Named Desire)
Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls)
Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon)
Mercedes Ruehl (Lost in Yonkers)
Michael Rupert (Falsettos)
Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon)

Now on to our 77th battle, which takes us back to the 2000-02 Broadway seasons when the following 31 stars appeared on stage:















Monday, May 18, 2020

#47: Make Your Own Groovy Music Playlist for 1980


The following songs from 1993 (from the 46th Groovy Music Playlist) will be moving on to Round 2:

"The Crying Game" - Boy George
"Passionate Kisses" - Mary Chapin Carpenter
"The Power of Love" - Celine Dion
"Ordinary World" - Duran Duran
"Come to My Window" - Melissa Etheridge
"I'm the Only One" - Melissa Etheridge
"What Is Love" - Haddaway
"I Have Nothing" - Whitney Houston
"I'm Every Woman" - Whitney Houston
"That's the Way Love Goes" - Janet Jackson
"Little Bird" - Annie Lennox
"Rain" - Madonna
"Can You Forgive Her?" - Pet Shop Boys
"Go West" - Pet Shop Boys
"Everybody Hurts" - R.E.M.
"Show Me Love" - Robin S.
"Supermodel (You Better Work)" - RuPaul
"Because the Night" - 10,000 Maniacs
"I Don't Wanna Fight" - Tina Turner
"(I Can't Help) Falling in Love with You" - UB40

Now let's go back to 1980 when the following 104 songs were released (you can choose up to 20 of your favorites):



1) "Super Trouper" - ABBA



2) "The Winner Takes It All" - ABBA



3) "You Shook Me All Night Long" - AC/DC


Thursday, May 7, 2020

Battle of the Broadway Stars #76: 1990-92 Seasons, Round 2


The following stars of the 1974-76 Broadway seasons (from the 75th Battle) will be moving on to Round 3:

Elizabeth Ashley (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Show)
Peter Firth (Equus)
Ruth Gordon (Mrs. Warren's Profession)
Anthony Hopkins (Equus)
Kevin Kline (The Robber Bridegroom)
Angela Lansbury (Gypsy)
Priscilla Lopez (A Chorus Line)
Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line)
Rita Moreno (The Ritz)
Jerry Orbach (Chicago)
Bernadette Peters (Mack & Mabel)
Robert Preston (Mack & Mabel)
Chita Rivera (Chicago)
Maggie Smith (Private Lives)
Gwen Verdon (Chicago)

Now on to our 76th battle, which takes us back to the 1990-92 Broadway seasons when the following 32 stars appeared on stage: