City Center calls on ‘Fiorello!’ to mark 20 years

Question of the Day

Is it still considered bad form to talk politics during a social gathering?

View results

NEW YORK (AP) - To celebrate its 20th anniversary, New York City Center’s Encores! series is going back to the beginning.

City Center announced Monday that it will open its next series in January with “Fiorello!,” the show that launched the program in 1994.

Two subsequent other shows _ “It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane… It’s Superman” and Rodgers and Hart’s “On Your Toes” _ will fill out the season.

Fiorello!” is the story of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuarda with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It will run Jan. 30 until Feb. 3.

City Centers will also celebrate with a concert starring Tony Award nominees Raul Esparza and Kelli O’Hara on Nov. 12.

The Encores! series unearths forgotten or problematic musicals for a second look.

___

Online:

http://www.NYCityCenter.org

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
TWT Video Picks