From a list of more than 30 possible events, Rick Dildine and Company whittled it down to a dozen, a mix of Shakespeare and new, topical, contemporary plays.
Molière would be right at home in America today. Hypocrisy gone wild. Religious posturing, deceit. Legal entanglements. Wonderful absurdity. In Tartuffe, it all becomes simply hilarious.
Evita and Fantasticks are on tap as well as a new and heartwarming musical, “john and jen” plus a Miss Marple mystery, a Ken Ludwig farce and a topical comedy of two sets of parents feuding over two 11 year old boys.
The Honeymooners left Goodspeed Musicals at the alter, but their season is still strong with Guys and Dolls, and La Cage, plus three brand new musicals. it’s an impressive season. The replacement for Honeymooners begins Christmas early.
It’s hard to imagine that a story about a lawyer, founding father, Constitionalist and political maverick as having the ingredients for a great musical. They said Book of Mormon was too “out there”, and look what happened. Hamilton’s a Hit and it’s moving to Broadway.
Kelli Barrett will play the alluring Lara Guishar and Tom Mutu makes his Broadway debut as the passionate Doctor and poet Yurii Zhivago in this musical version of the Boris Pasternak novel.
Dina Janis strives to find plays that are both moving and entertaining, and once again comes up with some great offerings .