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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Five mini-musicals take you on a thrilling ride through the songs that made the Gershwin brothers the most successful songwriting team in musical history in 'S Wonderful. This musical features more than 40 of the Gershwins' classic hits, including "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "Shall We Dance," "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Rhapsody in Blue." A series of charming vignettes, set around the globe between 1924 and the present, serve as the backdrops for this spirited homage to the golden age of musical theater. It's nostalgic, it's exciting -- it's 'S Wonderful. 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.
New Book by Stuart Ross
Lyrics by Cole Porter
Director – Stuart Ross
Musical Director – Darryl Archibald
Choreographer – Lee Martino
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.
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”.