|‘A Little Sondheim / Discussing the Genius of Musical Theater‘
A blog by Marisa Suescun and Jay Greenspan.Love songs in Sweeney Todd
Mrs. Lovett, Practical as Always
The Terrible, Wonderful Liminal in Into the Woods
|Overtures – The Bunnett-Muir Musical Theatre Archive Trust, simply known as Overtures, is one of the largest worldwide musical theatre collections. The heart of the archive is the impressive audio and video collection of recordings dating back to the nineteenth century preserved on cylinder, 78 disc, piano roll, LP, tape, CD and DVD. In addition, the archive includes sheet music, libretti, posters, programmes, books, magazines and memorabilia. It is a living archive that continues to grow to preserve the past and promote the present.
Our objectives are to: Catalogue and maintain the archive; Digitise the collection for the purpose of research and enjoyment; Engage with community and encourage the appreciation and preservation of the National Heritage of Musical Theatre; Support and facilitate research across national archives; Broaden access to the output of the archive; Encourage and support Fringe, Provincial Musical Theatre and new product.