Sunday, May 8, 2016

Musical Theater Buffs Take Notice - "The Musical of Musicals: The Musical" Now at Carnegie Stage

    It helps to be  familiar with the portfolio of American musical theater when you see this fun-filled show now at the Carnegie Stage in Carnegie.. It  references more the two score musical  classics in this bright and cleverly created spoof by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart.

     In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form:

Rodgers and Hammerstein
(complete with dream ballet),
Stephen Sondheim,
Jerry Herman,
Andrew Lloyd Webber,
and Kander & Ebb.

Ryan Patrick Kearney and Brittany Graham in "The Musical of Musicals"

The basic plot:
June is an ingenue who can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her evil landlord. Will the handsome leading man come to the rescue?

This comic valentine to musical theatre was the longest running show in the York Theatre Company’s 35-year history before moving to Off-Broadway.

Now for Some Reviews
Village Voice


“Real Wit,
Real Charm!
... it’s GREAT FUN!” – The New Y in "The Musical of Musicalsork Times

The cast includes Elizabeth Boyke, Elizabeth Flemming, Nancy Gordon Galluzzo, Brittany Graham, Ryan Patrick Kearney and Gavin Paymer with direction by Robyne Parrish. Performances are Performances at the Carnegie Stage, 25 W. Main Street in Carnegie
May 6-7, 12-14, 19-21 @ 8:00 pm, May 8 & 15 @ 3:00 pm. Phone 724-873-3576 or go to for tickets.

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