Irving Berlin's Ripped-from-the-Headlines Musical Revue As Thousands Cheer
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The last date listed for As Thousands Cheer was Monday November 19, 2007 / 7:30pm.
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Led by Grammy Award-winning arranger and musician Matt Catingub, the Glendale Pops takes the stage for an evening of jazz-rock fusion. The fun and creative program will put a distinctive Pops spin on songs by Blood Sweat & Tears, Steely Dan and Chicago, and will have you humming and tapping your toes along with the talented orchestra as they play renditions of these recognizable tunes. The Glendale Pops Orchestra has quickly become a prized addition to Southern California music and celebrates their third anniversary in 2014. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Mark S.
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It is difficult to watch these old productions when the jokes and topical references are about 75 years old. However, the music is still wonderful and the MTG is blessed with such wonderful singers--even when Kevin Earley is producing and not sharing his marvelous voice--that I look forward to more of these classic productions.
Created in 1933 (and revived to great acclaim Off-Broadway in 1998), As Thousands Cheer’s amusing gimmick was to turn newspaper headlines into deftly edited skits and musical numbers. This structure allowed Moss Hart to parody such wet-ink-fresh subjects as Gandhi, Joan Crawford, Josephine Baker and the new (!) Rockefeller Center. Irving Berlin’s score is unparalleled, launching such favorites as “Easter Parade,” “Supper Time,” “Heat Wave” and “Harlem on My Mind.”
Book by Moss Hart
Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin