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Love For Sale

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Enjoyable, Needs better set, Intense, Absorbing

About the show

Titled Productions presents the US debut of this 1930s-set cabaret musical, which celebrates the music of Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, and their contemporaries. More…

Paris, 1934. A naive American songstress turns up in a café, hoping to escape the Depression and make her name. But there are other things in store for her in the City of Light. Developed for London's historic Wilton's Music Hall, 'Love for Sale' debuts in New York following sold-out performances in the UK.

January 26th, 2017
"Ms. Burke's voice is a thin, high soprano which always seems to be searching for the right note. A problem with pitch isn't necessarily a deal breaker when interpreting the music of Weill or Friedrich Hollaender (who wrote many songs for Dietrich who was known primarily as a ritzy, witty stylist...
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January 29th, 2017
"Burke’s performance lacks the emotional, psychological, and vocal depth needed to set the tragic mood of heartrending sadness that underlies the louche façade. There are too many smiles, too much mugging, and too shrill high soprano notes in lieu of an authentic connection to the sardonic lyrics...
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August 22nd, 2016
for a previous production "A piece of intelligent theatre that allows a Weill-heavy set to unfold through the cabaret performer’s tragic love life...While the song choices are excellent, Burke's rather sweet soprano lacks the rough, world-weary cynicism that usually characterizes these numbers. There isn't a note or phras...
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August 10th, 2016
for a previous production "There’s little sense of theatricality in this overlong concert of songs…There’s no doubt that Burke is a professional singer with a high operatic vocal range. This is totally unsuitable for these gutsy ballads…’Love for Sale’ unfortunately falls between two stools, being neither a play, with an ...
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