Your showtune for April 28 is

“Go With the Flow” – Wonderland

Music: Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics: Jack Murphy

A contemporary retelling of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, this musical sets the story in modern day New York.  The Cheshire Cat-like character, El Gato, gives our heroine some sage advice in this salsa-tinged tune that will have your shoulders moving up and down while your hips sway back and forth.

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Your showtune for March 26 is

“You Love Who You Love” – Bonnie and Clyde

Music: Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics: Don Black

In this musical about the infamous duo, Bonnie and Clyde’s sister-in-law describe why they love who they love during this number.  Although it didn’t work out for the outlaws, loving someone is not a crime.  Luckily some people understood that when the first formal meeting of gay support group PFLAG took place on this day in 1973.

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Your showtune for September 5 is

“Into the Fire” – The Scarlet Pimpernel

Music: Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics: Nan Knighton

During the French Revolution, the time period known as the Reign of Terror, the setting of this musical, began on this day in 1793.  Jump into the fire with this exhilarating number where the dashing aristocrat Sir Percy Blakeney convinces his friends to help him after taking on the identity of the titular heroic crusader.

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Your showtune for August 11 is

“This is the Moment” – Jekyll & Hyde

Music: Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn & Leslie Bricusse

After being denied permission to test on a human subject, Dr. Jekyll recklessly decides this is the moment to experiment on himself and takes a formula designed to separate good and evil during this ballad.  By the time the powerful song ends, you’ll feel this is the moment to do something you always wanted to do today, but be forewarned.  Things quickly go awry for the doctor in this gothic thriller.

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Your showtune for July 30 is

“Before the Summer Ends” – Dracula

Music: Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics: Don Black & Christopher Hampton

During this heartfelt number in this musical version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Jonathan Harker prepares to face the titular monster while agonizing over promising to kill his wife if she becomes a vampire.  Before the summer ends, don’t waste time agonizing over the eventual change of seasons.  Do something fun, like see a show, for example.

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