Posts Tagged ‘Al Dubin’

42nd STREET

There may be only a third as many hoofers onstage as in the original Broadway production and painted scrims may take the place of a more three-dimensional scenic design, but with one Harry Warren-Al Dubin song smash after another, a book as cleverly written as Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble’s, direction as sharp and choreography as imaginatively tweaked as DJ Gray’s, and above all a cast as all-around terrific as the twenty-two on stage at Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre and 42nd Street makes for yet another crowd-pleasing Candlelight hit.
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I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU – The Life And Lyrics Of Al Dubin

An Oscar-winning lyricist finally gets the star treatment he’s been heretofore denied in the thoroughly entertaining I Only Have Eyes For You – The Life And Lyrics Of Al Dubin, a big-stage/big-budget musical treat whose big challenge will be to convince anyone too young to know the difference between Carmen and Lin-Manuel Miranda to take a chance on a musical that may be arriving about fifty years too late to be a Broadway smash.
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42nd STREET

Three dozen pairs of “dancing feet” have arrived at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts, which as any Broadway buff will tell you can mean only one thing—42nd Street is in town, exciting news indeed for musical theater aficionados, particularly since the show’s latest national tour is just about as terrifically performed, directed, choreographed, and designed as national tours get.
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