PS 122 Presents the Soulful Kelley Mcrae in St. Joan of The Stockyards
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The last date listed for Kelley Mcrae in Brecht's St. Joan of The Stockyards was Sunday July 1, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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Broadway's biggest success story takes you behind the music of the legendary Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The hit musical Jersey Boys follows the rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of four blue-collar kids who work their way from the streets of Newark, N.J., to the dizzying heights of pop stardom, selling 175 million records worldwide before the age of 30. Although Valli and his cohorts Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi are famed for their legendary harmonies, things didn't always go so smoothly between them off stage. This acclaimed Tony and Grammy Award-winning show spotlights the groundbreaking group's hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and more. Learn More
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An uneven show to be sure. The two main leads were very good. Mcrae was sometimes brilliantly passionate, and sometimes seemed puzzled/curious as to how her part really fit. (Or was she slightly uncomfortable at times regarding the role she ended up with?) The show was best when either absurdist elements or poignant moments were played up. Chatted with a few people afterwards; their reaction seemed similar to my own. Beyond that... 122 is a great little theatre. Friendly staff. And near some fun/eclectic places to eat/drink.
Quotes & Highlights
- <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/theater/06piep.html?ex=1336104000&en=bb54cb3c18920e2a&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss">Click to read "Faith Confronted, and Defended, Downtown"</a> an interview with director Lear deBessonet and Young Jean Lee in <em>The New York Times</em> and watch the audio slide show.
- "Haunting voice and powerful lyrics...[Kelly McRae's] voice reminds of classic singers such as Patsy Cline" <em>--monstersandcritics.com</em>
- "Brilliant and thought-provoking...Lear deBessonet blows the doors off this one" <em>--Nytheatre.com </em>
<p>St. Joan of the Stockyards is presented by special arrangement with Culture Project as part of Women Center Stage 2007.
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