Even the hit songs in this early Jule Styne musical would recede in a better show.
Rodgers and Hart’s 1938 dance musical proves impossible to resuscitate.
Seen here, an old fashioned but endearing musical becomes a Trumpian fantasia.
In this musical, Encores’ latest revival, nothing is said once if it can be shouted over and over.
This puzzling evening celebrated an adored institution even as it raised questions.
What happens when a feel-good musical becomes a source of controversy?
A listless concert staging proved that this one-off Rodgers & Sondheim collaboration doesn’t need a revival.
It was inevitable and important that Encores would do Cabin in the Sky, the 1940 musical by Vernon Duke, John Latouche and Lynn […]
“Life is what you do while you’re waiting to die / Life is how the time goes by.” I was too young […]
By my count, Encores, now in its 22nd year, has produced 65 musicals (not counting some gala concert evenings, and a couple […]