Already closed | 2h 30m | Midtown W

Funny Face

From 18 member  reviews
Members say: Delightful, Funny, Dated, Entertaining, Fluffy

About the show

Musicals Tonight! revives George and Ira Gershwin's 1927 musical comedy. Note: The plot is totally different from the 1957 movie musical of the same name. More…

Jimmy Reeve is the legal guardian of three pretty sisters: Dora, June, and Frankie. He keeps their prized possessions in his safe, including June's pearl necklace and Frankie's diary. Since the diary contains incriminating information about Frankie, he convinces aviator Peter to steal it. But somehow, Peter manages to take the pearls instead, setting off a merry chase. To complicate matters, two bumbling burglars, Herbert and Dugsie, get swept up in the criminal chaos. Filled with classic Gershwin tunes including "'S Wonderful," "He Loves and She Loves," "My One and Only," and the title song.

2h 30m | Already closed | Theatre Row / Theatre One (Midtown W)

October 24th, 2016
“‘Funny Face’ for Musicals Tonight! is everything one could have wished in a 1920’s musical comedy revival. While the show’s book requires a good deal of suspension of disbelief, it goes with the territory of early musical comedies, but allows for the memorable Gershwin score. This is a terrific ...
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October 30th, 2016
"Producer and creator of Musicals Tonight!, Mel Miller, and his cohorts have put together a buoyant version of the piece helmed by director/choreographer Casey Colgan of whom I am now a serious fan...With this production, the organization has reached a new high...Everyone is cute without being sa...
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