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3.8 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from gstarfish
Red Velvet 63 events 3 reviews

An ambitious and engaging production of a challenging musical by a new production company. Adding insight to the event was the talk-back by the composer/lyricist, Adam Guettel, grandson of legendary composer Richard Rodgers.

reviewed Apr 08 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Lillian
23 events 17 reviews

Excellent talent Play much, much too long!!!

reviewed Apr 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Betsy Hornik
9 events 6 reviews

This staging of this production was excellent. At times it seemed that we, the audience, were in the cave with Floyd Collins. The performer who starred in the Floyd Collins role was excellent. Everytime he sang, it was captivating.
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reviewed Apr 14 2012 report as inappropriate
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directed by  Allison Olivia Choat

musical direction by Dan Rodriguez

choreographed by Rachel Bertone

with music and lyrics by Adam Guettel;

book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau;

based on true story

Floyd Collins features the performance talents of Phil Tayler () in the title role, along with Phillip Berman as Ed Bishop, David Carney doubling as Reporter/Cliff Roney, Anne Colpitts as Miss Jane, Bob De Vivo doubling as Reporter/ Dr. Hazlett, Alex Grover doubling as Reporter/Frederick Jordan,Mark Linehan () as Homer Collins, Robert D. Murphy () as H.T. Carmichael, Jacob Sherburne as Jewell Estes, Rick Sherburne as Bee Doyle, Phil Thompson () as Lee Collins, Matthew Zahnzinger as Skeets Miller, and Teresa Winner Blume as Nellie Collins. [ Denotes member of Actors’ Equity; ** denotes member of Screen Actors’ Guild.]

Musical Director Dan Rodriguez (piano) conducts a band that features harmonica, violin, viola, cello, guitar/banjo, bass, and percussion.

This show has brief periods of blackout and is recommended for ages 12 and older.

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