Started by Chris L, Jun 20, 2017, 04:46 pm
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Quote from: fjlumia on Jul 18, 2017, 02:51 pmFollies and Sunday in the Park with George have some of the best music he has written.What about songs?I think that Sunday is one of the most beautiful songs. Joannah is hauntingly beautiful. Follies has really wonderful songs.I could go on for pages but I'll stop here.Frank J. Lumia, MD
Quote from: fjlumia on Jul 18, 2017, 02:51 pmI like your list but have to add GYPSY to it. It is a great musical with superb lyrics and a great story. Have seen it 5 times with a variety of Roses (Merman x2, Landsbury, Preters, and Ann Southern,lus the movie and Bette Midler's TV production. Each were different. But the show is super.
Quote from: fjlumia on Jul 19, 2017, 01:26 pmChris:I saw Merman in NYC from row ! center. So "How do you like those egg rolls, Mr. Goldstone was said to me! Then saw her again from the second balcony of Chicago's Shubert Theater.
Quote from: fjlumia on Sep 07, 2017, 10:06 amMerrily We Roll Along -- This has been creeping up the list for me in the past couple of years as my wife and I went through a rather traumatic separating of ourselves from a very toxic and dangerous situation, and we've lost (or left, rather) all of those 'old friends' we once relied on.I have to agree with this. I :did not see the show because a good friend hated it. Wish I had seen it. I did see the London recent production at the movies. The music is really good. I think the original was not well received because the young cast could not play the characters when older. Too bad.