Cole Porter's Silk Stockings from Musical Theatre West
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The last date listed for Silk Stockings was Sunday November 23, 2008 / 2:00pm.
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Garrison Keillor put it best when he said: "I want to hear them singing the rest of my life." He was referring to Robin and Linda Williams, the husband-and-wife folk duo from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. It's hard to know what's more evocative -- their charged lyrics or their brilliant harmonies, polished to perfection after decades of performance. Regardless of the precise nature of their magic, the couple has enchanted audiences everywhere they go, including appearances on A Prairie Home Companion, performances at The Grand Ole Opry and tours with the likes of Mary Chapin Carpenter and Emmylou Harris. Now they come to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center for a distinctive concert of their very best folk, bluegrass and country music. Learn More
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Featured review from John G.
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While some of the production values weren't the very best, all the other aspects of this show were wonderful. And the show itself, while a slightly redone version of the 1955 original, is lots of fun. Most of all, the music is as lovely as ever Cole Porter has been, and it was very well performed. The venue is also delightful, as we've experienced on many occasions previously.
<p>New Book by Stuart Ross
Lyrics by Cole Porter</p> <p>Director - Stuart Ross
Musical Director - Darryl Archibald
Choreographer - Lee Martino</p> <p>Soviet-American relations were never funnier or had more singing and dancing than in this delightful tale involving a U.S. director, a Soviet composer scoring his film, and a pretty Russian spy trying to keep the composer from defecting.
In this musical remake of the 1939 classic film Ninotchka, an alluring but aloof female Communist visits Paris on an assignment to evaluate three Russian officials. But when she meets a charming U.S. filmmaker there, her perspective on the world changes -- and the chilly bureaucrat soon finds herself melting in his arms. </p> <p>Iit's not long before she's enjoying such decadent western pleasures as jazz, makeup and silk stockings. The classic Cole Porter songs include "All of You", "Stereophonic Sound", "Too Bad" "Paris Loves Lovers", "Silk Stockings", and "Fated to be Mated".</p>