Come Fly Away: Sinatra/Twyla Tharp Musical Comes to the Pantages
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The last date listed for Come Fly Away was Tuesday November 1, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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After dazzling audiences in New York and Boston -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical revival -- this exciting new staging of Pippin comes to the Pantages. This updated version of the Broadway classic infuses the production with amazing acrobatics and wondrous magical feats, along with the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, award-winning composer of Wicked and Godspell. With classic songs "Corner of the Sky," "No Time at All," "Magic to Do" and "Extraordinary," and recreated versions of Bob Fosse's original choreography, this sexy and sophisticated version of Pippin tells the story of the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, who goes on a death-defying journey to find meaning in life. He encounters love, sex, war and politics, and must ultimately choose between a life that's ordinary or a flash of singular glory. Learn More
Must arrive early for parking and the use of restroom prior to start of the show since you are not allowed to enter once the show starts. (Should you be late they won't let you in until after 20 some minutes later) Parking is separate $10~15 so come prepared!Once info • Jul 24 2014 star this tip starred
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Cynthia A.Red Velvet
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Bits and pieces of Twyla Tharps's original choreographic style were recognizable beneath the repetitive and commercialized dance moves. Unfortunately, just not enough to make this performance unique. The dancers all excelled at what they were given to do. Seats were good.
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The Sinatra tracks were beautifully remastered, and were lovely to listen to. It is great that union rules at the Pantages require a live orchestra, because it was totally enjoyable. We had high hopes for Tharp's choreography, but were...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“A dangerously gorgeous dance adventure.” —Newsday
“Delivers the purest jolt of pleasure to be found on a Broadway stage.” —_Time _
“Spectacular and dazzling. This is a major new work. Twyla Tharp’s electrifying celebration of the music of Frank Sinatra will sweep you up in a complete spell." —_The New York Times _
Come Fly Away_ _follows four couples as they fall in and out of love during one song and dance filled evening at a crowded nightclub. Blending the legendary vocals of Frank Sinatra with a live on-stage big band and 14 of the world’s finest dancers, Come Fly Away** **_weaves an unparalleled hit parade of classics, including “Fly Me to the Moon,” “My Way,” and “That’s Life,”_ __into a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction.
The show’s score combines classic and newly discovered vocal performances from the Sinatra archives, along with Sinatra’s signature arrangements by Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Quincy Jones, among others, and brand new charts, for this fresh innovative musical.