The York revisits one of Lerner and Loewe’s lesser known musicals, in which a married woman attends a college reunion where she meets the man with whom she almost eloped ten years before. More…
Romantically stirred by a novel he has written about her, she considers leaving her husband and reuniting with her former flame. With a score that was never recorded, moments of "The Day Before Spring" served as inspiration for such Lerner and Loewe classics as "Gigi" and "My Fair Lady." This production will feature all of the songs from the original score after recently being discovered for a 2010 UK production.
“The Day Before Spring” is part of The York's "Musicals in Mufti" series, a series of script-in-hand, concert revival readings presented in everyday clothes and with minimal staging.
See it if Really bad acting. Actors went on with script. Singing drowned out by music. If you like the Mufti s.
Don't see it if If you like a musical with a good story. Musicians should have been behind the stage. Bad directing.
See it if you like forgotten musical theater shows by well-known teams (Lerner and Loewe) performed by a talented young cast.
Don't see it if you expect a full stage production or musicals without much memorable music.