Beaches: New Musical Based on the Book & Film
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The last date listed for Beaches was Sunday March 30, 2014 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Signature Theatre:
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Fiery and passionate, with a rich blues, folk and gospel-infused score, Elmer Gantry brings the evangelical charlatan of Sinclair Lewis' satirical novel to life in an adventurous new reimagining. The charismatic, but completely broke, salesman Elmer Gantry stumbles upon a struggling religious tour, led by pious evangelist Sister Sharon Falconer. Falling for Falconer, Gantry joins the troupe as a preacher and, with a little showmanship and theatrics, transforms the revival into the hottest ticket in town. However, inspired by Falconer's earnestness and his reawakened spirit, Gantry inserts one spectacle too many and risks blowing up the entire operation. Learn More
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Featured review from JohnRed Velvet
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Better than expected. As soon as the two kids portraying Cece and Bertie came out, I knew we were in for a treat. All the actors were very good, songs were catchy, sets very good. Great production. The understudy for Bertie played at the matinee and she was great.
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Based on the movie of 1988, (based on the book 1985), Beaches follows a life-long friendship of BFF's CeeCee and Bertie. I mistakenly expected the musical to be sad from the onset, simply because I had forgotten much of the movie. So, I was...continued
Book by Iris Rainer Dart & Thom Thomas
Lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart
Music by David Austin
Based on the novel Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart
Directed by Eric Schaeffer