Laurence Carr's Vaudeville: A Play-with-Music
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The fine print of a Groupon, the threat of a negative Yelp review, the "resume" of a cage-free chicken -- there's a lot more to the food scene than just food. Now the gripes and glories of being a modern-day gourmand have been turned into a hilarious stage show, Foodies! The Musical. This feisty musical comedy revue takes a humorous look at restaurants, eating habits and (increasingly whimsical) culinary trends. One of the longest-running original shows in San Francisco, Foodies! now comes to Danville, having won multiple SF Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Awards for outstanding music and lyrics. See a fresh production of this "show for everyone who eats" from the very talented Morris Bobrow, composer of Shopping! The Musical and Party of 2: The New Mating Musical. Learn More
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Featured review from JoiRed Velvet
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Play, music and storyline came alive after about the first 15 minutes, which was slow and not very engaging. Needs a "hook" in the beginning with music, singing and dancing to get the audience involved and engaged.
Definitely more enjoyable as the characters and their stories unfolded and the singing and dancing brought the stories alive.
Our party sat in the 4th tier and didn't have any problems seeing the stage or the actors. Not a bad seat in this intimate little theater--it's a gem in downtown Martinez!
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Wonderful depiction of life in the early 1900's, with a great set of period costumes and decor. The storyline unfolds in a vibrant way with much singing and dancing as the characters practice their vaudeville acts, and share their hardships and...continued
A hilarious play with music by Laurence Carr. It’s 1919, and nine seasoned show folks are stuck in Philadelphia. While their current world is the small time circut of split weeks, they keep their hopes alive for the ‘Big Time.’ The players are a cross-section of the last generation of hoofers, comics and ‘novelty acts’ who kept America entertained while Vaudeville was king.