Jamaica: A Musical Comedy is now at The New Freedom Theatre until June 26. Written in 1957, it boasts a book by E.Y. Harburg and Frank Saidy, music by Harold Arlen, and lyrics by E. Y. Harburg.
Andrew O’Reilly, dance captain for Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary Tour at the Philadelphia Academy of Music, spoke recently about his life as a single gay man, dancer, and all-around adventurous chap.
We’re all torn up, we’re all going through bouts of tears, but together we can overcome grief, fear and anger and use our vast numbers to support our brothers and sisters.
You will never see a better production of Sister Act, now at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. The Walnut Street has outdone itself. With each character cast from strength, this is the musical to see this month. Simply put, there isn’t a bad performance to be seen the entire night.
With a dash of imagination, and a whole lot of talent PGMC put together a show that I haven’t stopped talking about.
Playwright Anton Chekhov wrote ‘Not a cosmetician and not an entertainer. (A writer) is a man bound by contract to his sense of duty and his conscience … the writer should be just as objective as the chemist.’ How apt a statement when compared to a play set in a beauty salon.