Ella Fitzgerald Musical Celebrates the Beloved Jazz Singer
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The last date listed for Ella The Musical was Sunday September 8, 2013 / 2:30pm.
Currently at Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
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Featured review from Francesca
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As a regular theater-goer, this was absolutely THE BEST show I have seen in YEARS by far, bar none!! I was skeptical that anyone could "scat" the way the brilliant Ella Fitzgerald did, but Yvette Carson was Ella reincarnitated! The entire show was simply joyous from start to finish! While the show isn't large enough for Broadway, it deserves a long, long run off-Broadway and certainly puts to shame so much of the "schlock" that Broadway has produced over the past several years. Who'd have thought that I'd have to travel from SF to the beautiful Lesher Center in little old Walnut Creek to see such a marvelous show. This beats anything I've ever seen in SF. Ever. And the music puts to shame the music I've been listening to my entire life. Boy do the "grey-heads" have it right when it comes to really amazing music. We have lost so much with its passing. What a shame.
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Wonderful production. It was nice to learn more about Ella. I liked how they did the first half as getting to know her, behind the scenes, rehearsal vibe. Then the second half was the France concert. The lead was excellent as Ella with a very...continued
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