Tagged with Bob Fosse

WaterTower Theatre’s Charity Case: Barely Semi-sweet

There was only one Gwen Verdon (1925 –2000). When Bob Fosse created the musical Sweet Charity and enlisted his colleagues Neil Simon (book), Cy Coleman (music) and Dorothy Fields (lyrics) to bring it to life, it was clearly a vehicle to celebrate the spectacular talent of his wife, Ms.Verdon. The musical received nine Tony award … Continue reading

Chicago-style Chill @ Bass Hall

Get your chill on with Chicago at Bass Hall: a steam-punkish (?) moody 1920’s Chicago meets smooth jazz supper club presentation. Based on the 1996 City Center Encores! Series concert-style revival of the 1975 Kander and Ebb Musical Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville, the Broadway Specials national tour of Chicago thrusts its razzle-dazzle of gyrating hips … Continue reading