broadway musical favourites

C'est Magnifique

This song written by the brilliant composer Cole Porter was first performed by Lilo and Peter Cookson in 1953 Broadway musical "CanCan". As I have come to learn more and more there is a a treasure trove of music familiar to our older adult participants whose origins are in Broadway theatre and film musicals.

In 1953, Gordon McCrae's recorded C'est Magnifique. His version was the only...

Hello Dolly

Broadway musicals are a wonderful source of music possibilities for your older adult fitness classes. There are really no age limitations when it comes to this category as the evolution of what’s continually happening over the decades on the broadway stage clearly demonstrates. There are new works such as you can’t get a seat for this play until well into next year, “Hamilton”, revivals of old works like “West Side Story” and “Fiddler on the Roof” and long runs of currently still running classic favourites such as “Phantom of the Opera”, “Chicago” and “Cats”.

One of my favourite films based on a broadway play is......