The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

The Music Theatre

March 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Buy Now $15-$20

Buy Now $15-$20

March 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Music by Eric Rockwell
Lyrics by Joanne Bogart
Book by Eric Rockwell & Joanne Bogart
At the Todd S. Anderson Performing Arts Center at Wayne Country Day School

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The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals! In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. The basic plot: June is an ingenue who can't pay the rent and is threatened by her evil landlord. Will the handsome leading man come to the rescue?

The variations are: A Rodgers & Hammerstein version, set in Kansas in August, complete with a dream ballet; a Sondheim version, featuring the landlord as a tortured artistic genius who slashes the throats of his tenants in revenge for not appreciating his work; a Jerry Herman version, as a splashy star vehicle; an Andrew Lloyd Webber version, a rock musical with themes burrowed from Puccini; and a Kander & Ebb version, set in a speakeasy in Chicago. This comic valentine to musical theatre was the longest running show in the York Theatre Company's 35-year history before moving to Off-Broadway. Nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards in 2005, the Daily News Says, "Hilarious! IT'll keep you laughing from start to finish."

The Musical of Musicals is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

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