“Cut” doesn’t mean “Crap”

There are a wealth of great songs which feature in stage versions of musicals but not in film versions and there are also a huge number of songs cut from shows during initial readings, after out of town tryouts, or even after openings.

Interview with Penelope Keith

““It is bizarre, how everything changes and changes so quickly. We never thought about agents in my day. I don’t remember anyone at Webber Douglas, ever, talking about being rich or famous, or wanting to be a star. It didn’t enter our heads. You wanted to work and you wanted to learn.”