Friday, 28 July 2023

Starboy: An Original Musical (1983)

Starboy (or Star Boy, depending on where you're reading) was the brainchild of writer and director Randall Dark, and played at Loose Moose in 1983 (up in their awesome location just off McKnight Blvd NE - we spent many an evening there laughing ourselves to tears with their theatresports, but that's a story for another time). This soundtrack makes us wish we'd seen this musical in performance - the soundtrack is quite good, but it's hard to get a full flavour for the show without the full dialogue between songs. Reviews of the original run were positive, though:

And even James Muretich dug the score:

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