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Little Mary Sunshine – Shines

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Acting like The Little Engine That Could, Little Mary Sunshine ran 1143 performances Off Off Broadway in 1959 while such as The Sound of Music,

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Leave It to Jane – Confection

Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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When Leave It to Jane opened in 1917, popular songs of the day included “Me and My Gal” and “Darktown Strutter’s Ball”;  Chaplin, and Fairbanks

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Same Time, Next Year – The Musical

Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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When George (Peter Davenport) sends a steak to a perfect stranger “they didn’t have drinks” at the restaurant of a California inn, he sets in

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Strike Up the Band

Saturday, March 16th, 2013
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In 1930, when Strike Up the Band opened on Broadway (revised from the 1927 original which closed in Philadelphia), 70 legitimate theaters housed 250 shows.

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Musicals Tonight Presents L’il Abner

Saturday, March 24th, 2012
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L’il Abner opened in 1956 and ran for 693 performances. The 1956-57 Broadway season included My Fair Lady and Bells Are Ringing. Movies included Giant

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The Best of Times is Now! (Believable at Feinstein’s)

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
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Spending time with Marilyn Maye is like partying with a warm, salt-of-the-earth friend or relative visiting from the Midwest. Despite formidable talent and second-nature polish

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Milk and Honey—Jerry Herman’s First

Saturday, October 15th, 2011
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Musicals Tonight has begun its 14th season, and 66th production with Jerry Herman’s first Broadway show, the 1961 Milk and Honey. Herman and librettist, Don

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Panama Hattie—Brassy Wins In the End

Saturday, October 16th, 2010
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In 1940, we learn from the ever fascinating research of Mel Miller, Producer and Founder of Musicals Tonight, Katharine Hepburn bought the film rights to

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