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.
Currently at MetroStage:
- Full Price:
- $55.00 - $60.00
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- $38.50 - $42.00
Fall in love with the magic and soul of Ella Fitzgerald all over again with this musical celebration of one of the most beloved jazz vocalists of all time. Ella, her cousin and traveling companion Georgiana, and her manager Norman Granz tell the story of her life both backstage and onstage, from her humble beginnings to worldwide superstardom. Featuring some of Fitzgerald's most famous hits, including "They Can't Take That Away From Me," "How High the Moon" and "That Old Black Magic," this thrilling new musical weaves myth, memory and music to tell a poignant, yet ultimately uplifting, story. This production is conceived, directed and choreographed by the great Maurice Hines. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from BethesdaLPBRed Velvet
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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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- "A delicious evening of entertainment." --<em>HuffingtonPost.com</em>
- "One of the best new musicals I've seen in ages... a well-crafted, witty musical comed... a sparkling valentine to the Jazz Age." --<em>BroadwayWorld.com</em>
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.