Goodspeed Musicals Presents: The Will Rogers Follies, A Life in Revue. Shake hands with the heartwarming humorist who spun a rope, poked fun at headlines and never met a man he didn’t like. The rags-to-riches story of America’s beloved stage, screen and radio star bursts to life as a Ziegfeld Follies-style extravaganza. Family, fame and fate are center stage in Will’s rise from obscurity to stardom. Along the way he’s arm-in-arm with vivacious showgirls and a slew of cowboys. Curtain up on the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that captures the American spirit at its up-tempo best. April 13 – June 21, The Goodspeed. 6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT 06423. Click HERE for tix and info.
Book by Peter Stone | Music Composed and Arranged by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Inspired by the words of Will and Betty Rogers
Choreographed by Kelli Barclay
Directed by Don Stephenson
Mar 01 2018
Cy Coleman‘s award-winning musical comedy On The Twentieth Century will be making a stop in Los Angeles Aug 4 through 27. Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Co. takes on this 1978 musical gem which most recently had a Broadway revival in 2015 starring Kristin Chenoweth in the lead. Tickets HERE.
Aug 03 2017
This day in 1978, Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, Adolph Green‘s multi-Tony Award winning musical On The Twentieth Century opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre! Considered the last great production of the golden era of Broadway musicals, the show was based on the classic 1934 Howard Hawks comedic film Twentieth Century and set to a lush Rossini-like operatic score. You can board for a ride March 9 – April 30th courtesy of the Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego. Don’t miss the train! Click HERE for more information and tickets.
Feb 19 2017
GEOIDS Musical Theatre Group presents: Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green‘s hit musical comedy On The Twentieth Century Oct 25-29 Bridewell Theatre London UK. For tickets and more info click HERE.
Oct 03 2016