Category: Musical

January 24, 2019 / Musical

In this drama, a married woman’s life is destroyed when her husband falls in love with a pretty chorine and divorces her. He then marries the chorus girl who uses him, then merrily cheats on him at every turn causing him to go sniveling and crawling back to his ex-wife who lovingly takes the shallow, philandering creep back.

January 21, 2019 / Musical

In this WW II musical, a young man suddenly finds himself in charge of his family when his father is called to war. To help the flagging spirits of local factory workers, the plucky lad, his siblings and his schoolmates put on a lively little show. With a little work, he even convinces Count Basie to come with his band.

January 21, 2019 / Musical

Students at the Davis School of the Theatre are assigned “Antigone” as their class play, but they conspire to do a swing musical instead.

January 7, 2019 / Musical

In this musical comedy, a motley band of musicians have only their extreme poverty in common. They end up writing a hit and getting a recording contract. The trouble is, the composer’s works are never played without another band member doctoring them up to make them swingier. Fortunately, the composer isn’t too averse to the changes as he has just won the heart of the beauty who sings his revamped songs.

December 29, 2018 / Musical

An orchestra manager drums up business for his band by convincing the owner of a struggling nightclub that his group’s singer is due a huge inheritance.

December 19, 2018 / Musical
December 14, 2018 / Musical

The story concerns an entertainment troupe financed by the government’s Work Projects Administration. When the WPA drops its funding, the young performers despair until they come across an abandoned roll of money. Unaware that the cash is counterfeit, the kids use this windfall to finance their upcoming show, but the Feds catch up with them on opening night. Will a last-minute miracle permit the film to end on a happy note? The Frank Loesser-Burton Lane songs included one bonafide hit, “I Hear Music”.

December 3, 2018 / Musical

Johnny Kovacs is a war hero who comes back home for a ten-day leave. Pursued by a woman who considers herself his fiance, he works with his superior officers to hide during his leave. He adopts the name Johnny O’Rourke, and finds a room at a theatrical boarding house. He becomes friends with some other boarders and falls in love with a woman. His friends overhear him talking to his officer on the phone. They misinterpret the conversation and conclude that he is a deserter. They push him into giving himself up and returning to duty. Confused by their behavior at first, he figures out what they are up to, and plays along.