Tag Archives: musicals

It’s a Horror! Let’s Make a Musical!

At first I thought it was a fluke. But now I realize it is a trend. Horror stories just aren’t safe from song and dance anymore. And I’m not just talking Michael Jackson’s Thriller video. Here is a somewhat comprehensive list of horror musicals. If you know of any I missed, please add them in […]

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Critics Sink Fangs Into Lestat

With titles such as “Bloody Awful” and “Elton’s Vampire Musical ‘Sucks’”, the reviews have not been kind to the Lestat, the musical incarnation of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles. The January 2006 issue of The Genre Traveler announced the premiere, now the blog brings you the critic’s opinions. Robert Hurwitt, Theatre Critic for The San […]

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David and Goliath Meet Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The Oct. 17 issue of Science Fiction Weekly (www.scifi.com/sfw), included a brief note about a San Francisco performing arts group, CounterPulse, planning live performances of “Once More with Feeling” — the musical episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It sounded like something a genre traveler would be interested in, so I went the company’s website […]

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