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* = New or updated as of 9/25/09

CD Reviews:
Highly opinionated reviews of musicals on disc and/or video
And The World Goes 'Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb
Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story
Camelot
Chicago
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Damn Yankees
The Full Monty
A Gala Evening for Hal Prince
The Golden Apple
The Green Bird
Grind
Gypsy
Hairspray
Hello, Dolly!
Hey, Mr. Producer!
The Light in the Piazza
I Love My Wife
Mack & Mabel
The Magic Show
Merrily We Roll Along
Nine
On the Twentieth Century
The Rothschilds
Ruthless! The Musical
1776
Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall
The Stephen Sondheim Album
Titanic
The Will Rogers Follies
Book Reviews:
As above, only books.
Broadway Musicals Show by Show, 5th ed
Collins Guide to Musicals
It's a Hit! The Back Stage Book of Longest-Running Broadway Shows, 1884 to the Present
Not Since Carrie: 40 Years of Broadway Musical Flops
The Season
Sing Out, Louise! 150 Broadway Musical Stars Remember 50 Years
The TheaterMania Guide to Musical Theater Recordings
Performance Reviews:
Reviews of shows, and not just musicals, either.
Alegria (Cirque du Soleil)
Chicago the Movie
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Denver tour)
*Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles (Denver performance)
Sweet Charity (Denver tour)
Thoroughly Modern Millie (Denver tour)
Listland:
Bests, worsts, themes, and more!
"After All, Miss, This is France!" France and Musicals
And Heaven Knows That Chanukah Is Happy, Ho Boy!" Musicals for the Holiday Season
Boo Hiss! Villain Songs
"Cheesy, Sleazy Hollywood": Musicals about Movies and Movie-Making
Great Performances: Female
Great Performances: Male
"The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen": Everything Goes to Hell in the Second Act
I AM a Man: Black Musicals
"It's a Helluva Town": New York Musicals
My Top Ten
My Bottom Ten
Really Crappy Lyrics
"Right, I Know, Yes, Me and Balzac": Musicals About Writers and Writing
The Worst Musicals I've Ever Seen
Essays:
Thoughts on various aspects of Broadway and show music
Some Thoughts About the 2002 Tonys
Some Thoughts About the 2004 Tonys
Some Thoughts About the 2006 Tonys
Miscellania:
Letters received, Who Am I?, About This Site, etc.
About This Site
Aviva's Broadway Collection--1240 recordings and counting! *Constantly updated
A Broadway Glossary
Letters Received
A Visual Clue as to My Commitment to Musicals
Who Am I, that dares to speak on this topic?

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