Musical Comedy The Pajama Game from Musical Theatre West
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The last date listed for The Pajama Game was Sunday November 18, 2007 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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With its hothouse emotions and lush melodies, this Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning musical has m … More
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Featured review from Ben W.Red Velvet
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This was a very enjoyable performance with a delightful story and wonderful music. Bob Fosse's choreography of "Steam Heat" was excellent. Both leads, Paul Dean and Darcie Roberts, had great voices that were a delight to hear. Terra Macleod as Gladys stole the show with her great acting. There was no problem understanding the words of the songs or the lines, in contrast to many shows.
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This show wasn't my cup of tea perhaps because it was written over 50 years ago. I liked some of the songs and the actors/actresses were very good in it. Overall it was a little bit of a disappointment to me especially considering the shows that...continued
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“Popping with percolating hormones” —New York Times
Bright and brassy, sexy and sassy, the original production of The Pajama Game won the Tony for Best Musical and Choreography and helped launch the careers of Bob Fosse and Janis Paige. The revival won the Tony for Best Revival and starred Harry Connick, Jr. and Michael McKean. Love and strife in a 1950s factory along with dazzling dancing drive this hit-filled show, which features classic songs like “Hey There,” “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway.”
Darcie Roberts (Broadway’s Curtains, Millie in the national tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie) stars as Babe Williams. Paul Dean will make his MTW debut as Babe’s love interest and new Sleep Tite factory superintendent Sid Sirokin. Ovation Award-winning director Nick DeGruccio will play factory timekeeper Vernon Hines, and Terra MacLeod (Broadway, national and international tours as Velma Kelly in Chicago) will portray flirtatious secretary Gladys Hotchkiss.
About the Ticket Supplier: Musical Theatre West
Musical Theatre West is one of Southern California’s oldest and most respected regional musical theatre companies and draws more than 60,000 patrons to Long Beach’s Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Now in its 62nd season, Musical Theatre West is the fastest growing arts organization in Long Beach and is dedicated to preserving musical theatre as a unique American art form.