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Here Are The Best Animated Villain Songs To Sing Along With On Halloween

To torment those poor, unfortunate souls who come to your door asking for candy.

The villain gets to swan about, dramatically laying out their evil plan or their motivations as the animation department kicks it into high gear on the visuals.

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Hi Sorry but Phantom of the Opera Is Not That Great

There are like ... a million other musicals you can like instead.

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but let's examine why, despite its well-known status, many musical theater fans don't really like Phantom of the Opera that much. In short, it's a basic choice. There are musicals that the general public loves and accepts, and those typically end up getting movie adaptations and praise. Those are the ones that musical theater fans don't particularly love, and it isn't necessarily because they're not great shows.

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Dear Hollywood, Please Stop Making Musicals with People Who Can’t Sing

Why is this so hard?

With the success of La La Land, Beauty and the Beast and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, musicals are once again making a comeback. As a die-hard musical fan, this is exciting news. What's less exciting however, is the lack of truly great voices we're seeing on screen.

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Things We Saw Today: It’s Rex Manning Day, and Empire Records Is Getting a Broadway Musical

I don't feel the need to explain my art to you.

As someone whose childhood was pretty squarely within the '90s, the movie Empire Records, which hit theaters in 1995, means a lot to me, and I'm not alone. As fans all over the internet celebrate Rex Manning Day today, there's something unexpectedly new to be excited about for the 20-year-old comedy classic: It's getting a Broadway musical adaptation.

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The Family That Karaokes Les Mis Together Stays Together (Now, How Can I Get Them to Adopt Me?)

Artistic ability often runs in the family. However, it's rare that you see several family members displaying the same awesome level of proficiency doing the same thing. Yet here they arethe LeBaron family from Fruit Heights, Utahperforming "One Day More" from Les Misérables as karaoke in their living room, and totally ready to take to the stage.

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Why Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Remake Is an Important Opportunity

If you love musical theater, then it's likely that West Side Story is a big part of that love. If you love musical theater, and you're Puerto Rican (like me!), West Side Story has a particularly special significance as one of the first times you ever heard anyone talking about Puerto Ricans this much outside your own house. So, I was thrilled to learn that the classic Broadway show, which became a classic film, is now being remade for screen.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original In the Heights Team Celebrate 10 Years! Now If Only The Weinstein Co. Would Give Up the Film Rights.

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of the first time Lin-Manuel Miranda won the Tony for Best Musical (along with his talented co-creator Quiara Alegría Hudes). To celebrate, he and some of the original cast and creative team of that endeavor, the 2008 Broadway smash In the Heights, will be appearing at BroadwayCon!

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If the Stranger Things Kids Could Stop Being So Great at Literally Everything, My Self-Esteem Would Appreciate It

Added to the list of things they're great at: Motown covers!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Take Hamilton to Puerto Rico, Reprising His Lead Role

"In the eye of a hurricane, there is quiet/for just a moment/a yellow sky..."

Of all the places Hamilton will play as it tours the world, few will be quite as meaningful as this. Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced that he will be returning to the title role and bringing a production to Puerto Rico.

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Dream Project: David Oyelowo Will Star in an Othello/Cyrano Mashup Musical From Moonlight Playwright

I honestly don't know how to process this description. There are just too many good things here.

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Hurricane Harvey Victims Sing a Rousing “One Day More” From Les Miserables

I think there's something in my eye.

These Texas residents turned their tragedy on its head with the help of musical theater.

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Groundhog Day: The Musical Is the Most Fun You’ll Have on Broadway, and Its Fans Are Here to Prove It

The show is closing much too soon.

Groundhog Day: The Musical is a rare anomaly on Broadway: brilliant, energizing, totally hilarious, unexpectedly deep and sometimes tragic—and you can still score tickets without having to sell a kidney. The show is so good that an outpouring of community involvement has followed since its debut, and I asked its fans to share what makes the production special. Journey with us to Punxsutawney, P.A., the little town with a heart as big as any town.

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TMS Visits Aliens Coming, a Coming-of-Age Musical About Sex, Friendship, and State School

The musical comedy, currently at the People's Improv Theater, is about two high school seniors dealing with college decisions, sex, and an alien infiltration.

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Sing This Catchy Song About the Wage Gap When You’re 100% Done With Your Boss

This catchy musical number suggests that Australian women should just leave work at 3:43, since that's all the time they're getting paid for.

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Oh, My: Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden Bare It All, Performing Hair for Strangers at a Crosswalk

I guess if you're going to be stuck at a stop light, it may as well be one where you're being entertained by James Corden, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and a wonderful musical cast as they perform Hair.

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Little Shop of Horrors Remake Might’ve Found Its Leads in Josh Gad and Rebel Wilson

Sources say Warner Bros. is currently looking at Josh Gad and Rebel Wilson for the lead roles of Seymour and Audrey.

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Play My Favorite Musical Episode Once More With Feeling

The song in your heart could be a bitter suite or put a little love in your heart. I've heard it both ways.

Here's just a few of our favorite musical episodes of some great television shows.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Basically Hamilton‘s Proud Grandpa in New Late Night Interview

A commenter on this video on YouTube used the term "Linnamon roll" to describe Lin-Manuel Miranda in this interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and it's now my new favorite phrase. So, check out our favorite Linnamon roll in the above conversation about Hamilton's history and continuing relevance.

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Jonathan Groff and Lin-Manuel Miranda Get the Romantic Duet They Deserve

For #Ham4All, former King George actor Jonathan Groff did a little duet with Lin-Manuel Miranda where he channels Renée Elise Goldsberry to do Angelica's part in "Satisfied."

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TMS Visits The Wild Women of Planet Wongo

Last week, Kaila and Charline went to the retro-futuristic musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo.

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