Classic Love Songs in Isn't It Romantic at MetroStage
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The last date listed for Isn't It Romantic was Sunday December 21, 2008 / 7:00pm.
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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
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- “(Malary) has a versatile baritone voice with the control to whisper through tender passages, the power to raise the roof. He connects with the audience while crooning and maintaining (a) reserved demeanor and elegant style.” --<em>Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel</em>
<p>Isn’t it Romantic
written and directed by David Koch
music directed by William Knowles
featuring Jimi Ray Malary and Lori Williams</p> MetroStage favorite Jimi Ray Malary returns to MetroStage after past hit shows, Ellington: The Life and Music of The Duke and Nat King Cole: King of Cool. This new romantic musical tribute features the songs that epitomize the many stages of romance from popular music’s most prolific and enduring songwriters: Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and George and Ira Gershwin. Direct from the Stackner Cabaret at Milwaukee Rep, Mr. Malary will be joined by Lori Williams (another MetroStage favorite featured in All Night Strut in 2005)