A seductive depiction of 1940s Los Angeles that captures swinging jazz, torchy ballads, and witty lyrics. With loads of atmosphere and tasty songs, this modern classic swept the 1990 Tony Awards with wins for Best Musical, Leading Actor (Naughton), Featured Actress (Graff), Best Book (Larry Gelbart
No one in Anglo-American pop does it better. Cash is the Billie Holiday of country singers. Her translucent voice projects such resilient strength that the listener's reaction is not pity but gratitude for the confidence.