What Educators and Web Experts Say
"If musicals make you maniacal, then do not pass this site up. Whether you’re studying a musical, in a musical, or just appreciate a play or movie in which dialogue is interspersed with songs, this site covers everything! Learn about musicals as a history and view photo galleries . . . but most of all have fun with this incredible resource!"
Darwin Executive Guides
"If you're heading to a musical and need to brush up on some aspects of the genre, head to Musicals101.com."
"Indisputably, the Bible of the North-American musicals... This site is gigantic and takes into account all the aspects: the films, the theatrical works, the books, the resources..."
Editor and Publisher.com (USA)
"Musicals101.com chronicles an American art form . . . and there are valuable resources for busy journalists."
Encyclopedia Britannica (britannica.com)
"Juvenile Stage - The Web's Best Sites"
Irish Examiner (Ireland)
"For everything you've ever wanted to know about musicals, this is the place to be."
Fairfield University Library, CT
"A fun look at the history of the musical."
". . . a detailed history of what people have been flocking to Broadway to see for years. Here you can find out not only the latest happenings, but also the history of the musical, such as an alphabetical index of plays, what makes a musical a musical, what is a cabaret, a who's who in theatre, and the latest news and reviews. A great collection of links is provided as well. So if you are interested in the magic of theatrical and screen musicals, then this is the site for you. Be sure to bookmark it and return often"
George Mason University
"Wonderful site with information on the history of musicals, composers, reviews, photos, etc."
Grossmont College Library, CA
"It is a multi-faceted site that offers photo galleries, calendars, a who's who, and more, but its heart is a history of musical theater from operetta to the 1990's."
The Guide to Musical Theatre (nodanw.com)
"A must for musical fans this site is a huge cyber encyclopedia . . . a true labor of love."
Internet Collegiate Reference Collection (icrc.bloomu.edu)
"A reliable educational resource."
Internet Public Library
"A lovingly crafted resource for that uniquely American art form -- the musical. A former Broadway professional and devoted fan has assembled year-by-year stage chronologies . . . and an encyclopedic collection of essays cover the glamour and the camp."
Internet Scout Project
"Musicals101.com is a detailed history of what people have been flocking to Broadway to see for years. Here you can find out not only the latest happenings, but also the history of the musical, such as an alphabetical index of plays, what makes a musical a musical, what is a cabaret, a who's who in theatre, and the latest news and reviews. A great collection of links is provided as well."
LaCrosse Public Library, WI
"Musicals101 is the place to find out the history of musicals on stage, in film, and on TV."
Mary Washington College Libraries, VI
"Painstakingly crafted by a theater professional and lifetime fan of Broadway musicals . . . fascinating "lowdown" as to whether historical musicals are indeed based on fact."
Meriam Library - Calif. State University, Chico
"One of the best places on the WWW for background, history, and reviews of musical theater and television."
New Cannan Public Library, CT
"Persons seeking basic information about the history of the art form will want to read the essay "What is a Musical?" Each historical section is divided into smaller sub-sections, so users can move to each section quickly."
New York Public Library - Internet Resource Guide
"The educator/theatrical professional who created the site has compiled an extensive collection about musicals. . . For musical theatre lovers, this is a great site to roam about."
"A complete musical theater education, including a remarkable history of the genre, photo galleries, introductory "courses," and more special features than you can count. The "Flops on CD" section (under "Reviews & Essays") is a theater buff favorite."
Sindicato Nazionale Autori Drammatici (Italy)
"All, or almost all about the American Musical."
"This informative Web site is a must-see for fans of Broadway musical productions"
School Librarian's Workshop
". . . a very comprehensive and excellent site."
Stoke on Trent College, UK
"A must for musical fans this site is a huge cyber encyclopedia covering everything to do with musicals on stage, on TV and in film. Aspiring Lloyd Webbers should read the section on putting on a Broadway show."
SUNY Suffolk - Selden Library
" . . . for students, musicals buffs, or anyone interested in learning about musicals."
St. Louis Public Library
"Theater lovers will enjoy John Kenrick’s website devoted to musicals."
"The best part of this site is that it covers THE ENTIRE PROCESS of making a musical."