Peter Reynolds

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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. "Hairspray," like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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FOX’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Growing up in the Midwest, watching the annual telecast of "The Wizard of Oz" was a cherished event. We planned for it and never missed it, there were no such things as DVDs, VHS tapes or cable. I am a teacher, I have heard my current students making plans to watch television musical broadcasts together. […]

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