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Disney Remakes: Are They Necessary?

With the great success of the opening of the live-action Beauty and the Beast this weekend, not to mention the remakes of 101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Petes Dragon, The Jungle Book, Maleficent (a reworking of Sleeping Beauty), and the planned adaptations of Aladdin, Dumbo, and Mulan on the horizon, it seems as though Disney is really on to something from a box office, financial point of view. Every produced title mentioned has been enormously successful, with a whole new generation of kids falling in love with a different Disney than the one we grew up on. Does, however, this remake phenomenon come at the expense of the beloved, classic Disney films that inspired them?

A Baker's Dozen of Musical Ditties for Mother's Day

Today is Mother's Day and it's time to celebrate all of the great ladies who have loved us and nurtured us. What better way in musical theatre circles to celebrate the moms in our lives than to create a playlist of songs that capture the true essence of the mother. So, to go with your baker's dozen of bagels for your Mother's Day brunch, I present: 

A Baker's Dozen of Musical Ditties for Mother's Day.