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60 Star Starred
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from Goldstar Member

I thought it would be more of a story about his life/career, more so than the creation of a story and scenarios based on his music. Although not what I expected, we love the era and the music so we definitely had an enjoyable time!

reviewed Nov 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Evelyntrav

I thought the lead male performer was terrific but the rest of the performers were very week. Their singing was mediocre and more important they had almost no stage charisma or grace. The women had trouble managing the high heeled dancing shoes...continued

reviewed Nov 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from karen

Very disappointing. Glad I bought my tickets discounted. First half of the show was awful -- no sparkle, mediocre dancing and boring. It picked up a bit after intermission but with all the talented people out there, I'm thinking you could have...continued

reviewed Nov 26 2011 report as inappropriate
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Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller

Based on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr.

Directed & Choreographed by Josie Bray

Musical Direction by Catherine Stornetta

Featuring: Robin Long, Lori Tishfield, Lovely Hoffman, Calvin Braxton, Davron S. Monroe

The extraordinary comic and musical soul of 1930s Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging evening of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs, including “Honeysuckle Rose,” “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” and many others that capture the various moods of the era and reflect Waller’s view of life as a journey meant for pleasure and play.

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