Imagery that sings the praises of the musical

Art Mar 5, 2015

Imagery that sings the praises of the musical

by John L. Tran

"They're Wooin' and Doin' the Things Boys and Girls Like to Do . . . ." This is the message of many of the posters made for Hollywood musicals currently being exhibited at the National Film Center in Tokyo. Liza Minnelli, Mitzi Gaynor and ...

Producers of musicals take shows overseas

National Sep 11, 2013

Producers of musicals take shows overseas

by Yuki Takahashi

As the population shrinks and competition from overseas stiffens, even the most popular local theater troupes are finding it increasingly difficult to attract new fans at home. So now they're taking their shows abroad. For example, in April, the all-female Takarazuka Revue Company performed in ...