Already closed | 2h 30m | Midtown W

Wonderful Town

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Funny, Great singing

About the show

Musicals Tonight! presents a revival of this beloved tuner about two sisters who move to NYC to fulfill their artistic dreams featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein, and Betty Comden and Adolph Green. More…

A musical about the misadventures of two sisters who move from their comfortable hometown in Ohio to Greenwich Village to pursue their artistic passions. Ruth is an aspiring writer, average in appearance and can’t keep a man’s attention, no matter what. Eileen, a fledgling actress, is a beautiful dancer, who–without even trying–has men falling at her feet. Inspired by a collection of short stories published in 'The New Yorker,' 'Wonderful Town' is a '50s classic.

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

April 8th, 2016
"The 1953 Bernstein score retains its effervescence and charm, as well as presaging music to come from him in future years...While Pappas’ production is a delightful throwback to a more innocent time, it is guilty of some odd choices...'Wonderful Town' is one of those musical comedies which seem ...
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April 8th, 2016
"This lively production features the talents of director Evan Pappas, whose keen eye for character turns and aesthetic arrangements, even when his cast just poses, serve to entertain and enhance, and choreographer Antoinette DiPietropolo, whose work is buoyant. It also features an unusual cavalca...
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