Amas Musical Theatre presents stage and screen veteran Len Cariou, combining his two great loves – Shakespeare and American Musical Comedy – into one diverse evening of soliloquy and song. More…
Universally acclaimed stage and screen veteran Len Cariou gives full voice to an idea that he has harbored for years. Combining his two great loves into one rich and diverse tapestry; outfitting trenchant classical soliloquies and sonnets with inventive musical pairings from beloved writers of the Great White Way.
See it if you're 60+ years old & either a fan of very old show tunes, or Shakespeare's soliloquies. If you're 50 & a fan of both you should be fine.
Don't see it if The Shakespeare is done very well. The singing much less so. It's a bare-bones production. His hands appear arthritic & he sings very softly
See it if you'd enjoy an intimate setting with a Broadway legend. The songs are a slice of theatre history and his Shakespeare is simply masterful.
Don't see it if you're a cabaret snob. There are a few "pipes & whistles in his sound," but come with a gracious spirit and you will smile the whole time.
See it if You're a fan of Shakespeare and great acting and great songs probingly interpreted but not necessarily perfectly sung.
Don't see it if You're greatly bothered by imperfect singing or not interested in an evening of Shakespeare monologues interspersed with Broadway songs.
See it if You love Shakespeare & Old Broadway and want to see them done by a master. The songs are fun enough but the Shakespeare really is excellent.
Don't see it if You expect something flashy. It's just a Broadway legend on stage, accompanied by a pianist, singing and reciting Shakespeare.
See it if you like to feel like you are at a cocktail party with an amazing artist as he performs Shakespeare, sing songs and tell fascinating tales
Don't see it if you don't like musical theater or Shakespeare
See it if Want a warm and witty cabaret of well loved verse and music. The Bard's words are masterfully rendered and the tunes are lovingly embraced.
Don't see it if You don't like beautiful poetry and hearing a master of the stage caress favorite show tubes in his unique and engaging style.