Events on Sunday, November 24, 2013
Starting Here, Starting Now
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tufte Performance and Production Center
Greene Theater, 6th Floor
$8 Emerson Community, $12 General Admission
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Directed by Scott LaFeber
The excitement of young love and the confusion of growing up (or is it the other way around?) are explored in this intimate revue from one of the most respected teams in the contemporary musical theatre, Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire. Using songs from their various early musicals (produced or otherwise), this bold, extroverted journey takes a winsome cast of three through the maze of modern relationships with its heart firmly on its sleeve. As with all of Maltby and Shire's work, each song is an impeccably crafted story: original, engaging, bursting with character, and showcasing the versatility and charisma of its performer. From tender ballads to hysterical husband-hunting laments, from wry comments on trendy marriages to ecstatic shouting-from-the-rooftop celebration, Starting Here, Starting Now has an appealing freshness that has made it a perennial favorite throughout the world.
Sponsored by Emerson Stage
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