Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday that the musical will close on May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues, with a gap of four years when it went silent.
“Phamaly is poised to become a model for disability in the arts, and I am confident that the company will work together to further cement our place in the local, national and international arts and disability communities”
“Each year we strive to raise the bar on all aspects,” Angela Astle, founder and executive director of the Athena Project, said in a statement.
“I saw a fair amount growing up of what it’s like to not be accepted and for quick judgments to be made,” she said. “So I find a connection in making sure we tell stories of people who’s behavior sometimes isn’t what it seems — there’s a reason for it.”
The British import opened Sunday at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre with unarguably its most important ingredient intact: Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II.
It’s a dream show this weekend for Aurora Singers fans. The Aurora Singers polled audiences last year for what their favorite musical numbers are. After extensive study, a gala show boasting a red carpet, gowns and a little papparazzi reveals the songs of songs for two nights. Show tunes from just about every generation made the […]
With the help of some brilliant off-number music at the hands of The Fox band, “Big Fish” is an appropriately-inflated wonder that entertains and even inspires from the first cast of the line to the protagonist’s final nautical departure
“I boldly announced to the agent that “Big Fish” failed on Broadway because it didn’t belong on Broadway,” Packard said in a statement. “It belongs at The Fox and I know how to fix it. He believed me, he believed in The Fox.”
“It’s the Fox’s responsibility to reach a little bit further into the global cuisine,” he said in a comparison of the theater’s offerings to the city’s wildly diverse dining options.