When the slapstick lulls, Disaster! can at times feel dumb, but just when it does, a witty line brings out an individual LOL moment that gives this piece just enough credibility to make it silly fun overall.
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If this Oklahoma! was a painting, it would be a landscape watercolor akin to the placid projections on burlap continually surrounding the audience throughout this exquisite production.
One gets the sense from Hill’s Nellie that her own racist bent was never really previously considered, it was just the way things were. But, after sleeping on it for a night or two and giving it some real consideration, romantic love and embracing childhood innocence win out over groundless hate. Duh. Decision made.
In a piece that lives and dies on the strength of the cast’s chemistry, the company has built a dynamic in which all the relationships feel lived-in and fully-realized.
CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago and Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller announced today complete casting for the Pre-Broadway Premiere of the new musical The Cher Show at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre. The Cher Show will star Tony Award nominee Stephanie J. Block (Falsettos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Teal Wicks (Wicked, Finding Neverland),