Erica Evans Johnson as Reno Sweeney was the evening’s star!
Terry LaBolt is directing the music for the show. LaBolt is also a veteran of the AIDS scene that the musical deals with.
The fervent singing is so on pitch, it’s eerie. Every consonant and vowel in the libretto is right there.
A fascinating epic of Americana, the show is clever, funny, bawdy and charmingly full of itself.
"One of the most sinister figures that have ever flitteed at-like across the vision of the American people." Joseph Pulitzer on Jay Gould
The staging is creative. The dancers swirl. Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music at Indiana University is terrific.
Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music was by a book by Hugh Wheeler, which in turn was inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film Smiles of a Summer Night.
Blood Brothers has the power and shape of a fable. It begins with a narrator asking “Have you heard the story of the Johnstone twins?”
...a loosely formatted pastice of hits songs from the thirties and forties.
"...you have to remember that this is music that people listened to, danced to and sang when they just wanted to have a good time." William Angulo