Classic American Musical Show Boat from Broadway by the BaySan Mateo Performing Arts Center (600 North Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94401)
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4 Goldstar Member Reviews
Written on Mar 10 2008
Showboat was a spectacular show. One would have thought to be seated at a Broadway show. The actors/singers and screen sets were first rate. I
Written on Feb 02 2008
Cheesy musical but entertaining nonetheless. Again, seats were too far away.
Written on Apr 23 2007
Broadway Quality Production. Great voices, very well done.
Written on Apr 16 2007
Broadway by the Bay always does very good regional musicals. This was classic, great music by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. We found the singer portraying Joe to have the voice, but not the roots/empathy of the originals. Also, singer/actress cast as Magnolia has the voice, but is too mature for the role.
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Show Boat covers one of the most dramatic eras in American history, from Reconstruction to the Roaring '20s. Against this panorama unfolds a saga of romance, racial tension and family survival with one of the greatest scores ever written. Songs include "Old Man River," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" and "Bill."
This is Broadway by the Bay's premiere production of the Hal Prince version of this classic and the show's 80th anniversary. Show Boat is a valentine to America and show business!
Music by Jerome Kern
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber
About the Ticket Supplier: Broadway By The Bay
Broadway By The Bay, the largest theatre company on the Peninsula, has won numerous awards, including over 45 Theatre Critics Circle Awards, and has garnered acclaim throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as a destination for professional-quality musical theatre. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Brooke Knight and Executive Director Jim Gardia, Broadway By The Bay produces three full-scale musicals and one intimate composer/lyricist series each season.
Lauded for its efforts in education, Broadway By the Bay's Youth Theatre Conservatory - for ages 4-17 - gives younger students solid foundations in acting, singing, and dancing for the musical theatre. For those 18 and over, the Musical Theatre Conservatory offers professional classes to adults of all ages. Students aspiring to achieve a professional level of performance skills are taught by instructors who have excelled in their specialties. Musical Theatre Conservatory's intensive summer program is offered in conjunction with Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont.