Sparkling Jazz Age Musical Glimpses of the Moon at MetroStage
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The last date listed for Glimpses of the Moon was Sunday October 17, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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Back for an encore performance, this blues and pop musical set in 1969 is about three sisters -- an idealistic activist, a suburban housewife and a diligent professor -- who gather for the third year in a row for a funeral. Two years ago it was Mamma. Last year it was Daddy. This year it is their only brother. When they return to pack up the family home, sparks fly as they share wine, memories, dreams and secrets. During the last night in their childhood home, these three sisters determine what family means to them now. Starring Helen Hayes Award winners Bernardine Mitchell (A Resting Place with Morgan Freeman, Mahalia) and Roz White (Gee's Bend). Learn More
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A delightful evening! While it won’t have you pondering the great issues of the day, it’s an exceptionally well performed, upbeat musical that captures the period of the 1920s and will put a smile on your face. The cast is uniformly good.
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This was a great show in an intimate setting. Excellent acting, nice sets and a very good band. I loved the story too. Unlike the typical musical comedy, this show has a serious side. The characters go through a range of emotions and show real...continued
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“A delicious evening of entertainment.” —HuffingtonPost.com
“One of the best new musicals I’ve seen in ages… a well-crafted, witty musical comed… a sparkling valentine to the Jazz Age.” —BroadwayWorld.com
Glimpses of the Moon:
A Jazz Age Musical based on the novel by Edith Wharton
Book and Lyrics by Tajlei Levis
Music by John Mercurio
Directed and Choreographed by David Marquez
Popular but penniless, Susy and her friend Nick devise the ultimate fundraising scheme—to marry and live off the wedding presents, while they help one another look for suitable millionaires. The plan works perfectly — until they fall in love. An amazing cast featuring award-winning Natascia Diaz.