Posts Tagged ‘Santa Barbara County Theater Review’


The entire cast of zanies populating Ken Ludwig’s phenomenally popular Lend Me A Tenor launch into both song and dance in PCPA Theaterfest’s Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, one of the best Broadway shows never to have been seen on Broadway, or at least not yet.
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American musical theater changed for good on March 31, 1943 at the St. James Theatre in New York City when Oklahoma! opened on Broadway, and those who’d like to know (or who would simply like a reminder of) just how revolutionary Oklahoma! was way back then need only head up to Solvang for PCPA’s 71st Anniversary revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic—not a perfect production but one which, as directed and choreographed by Michael Jenkinson, makes it clear what a groundbreaker this seven-decade-old remains to this day.
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