Category: Musical

May 15, 2024 / Musical

Britain’s first musical shot in colour and widescreen (a process called Cosmoscope) is a cabaret-style featurette centred on a group of young people in Chelsea lodgings, watched over by a fatherly caretaker. Eight specially written songs are performed by stage stars of the day – most notably Georgia Brown, who later created the role of Nancy in Oliver!

February 11, 2024 / Musical

A musical special celebrating the fruitful collaboration of Broadway lyricist/librettist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe. Stars from the current Broadway hit “Camelot” and from past triumphs such as “My Fair Lady,” and the film “Gigi” perform the romantic, sophisticated songs of Lerner and Loewe.

December 25, 2023 / Comedy

Michel, a Parisian artist, is being hounded by numerous impatient creditors. To make things worse, when he is embracing the woman whose portrait he is painting, he is surprised by his indignant fiancée Béatrice. Suddenly, Michel learns that he holds the winning ticket in the Dutch Lottery. But when he goes to retrieve the ticket from the pocket of his jacket, he finds that Béatrice has given the jacket to a stranger who was in need. Now everyone has a keen interest in finding that jacket.

December 24, 2023 / Musical

Perfectly Frank is a delightful stroll through the tunes of Frank Loesser, composer of songs for stage and screen. Cloris Leachman does a marvelous job here, as does Jonelle Allen and the rest of the cast, but be prepared also to be stunned by the smoldering and smart Vicki Frederick doing a fantastic take on The Boys in the Back Room, the tune made famous by Marlene Dietrich in Destry Rides Again. A must see for musical theatre fans!

October 13, 2023 / Musical

After she enters the United States illegally, 15-year-old Polish singer Katri Walenska finds herself under the wing of aspiring singer Terry Brennan. Soon Terry has Katri booked on a TV talent show — but her immigration status may cause a problem. This musical classic boasts a host of famous performers, including Metropolitan Opera star Lauritz Melchior. 

October 13, 2023 / Comedy
October 12, 2023 / Comedy

Dr. Bill Remsen, a fashionable New York singing physician, poses as a policeman to save to save his best friend’s job Officer Lawrence O’Roon. He quickly finds out that a policeman’s lot is not a happy one when he finds his assignment is to serve as the personal bodyguard of the quirky socialite Mrs. Lorelei Dodge-Blodgett. But duty blends pleasantly with love when Mrs. Dodge-Blodgett orders him to guard Judy Marlowe, her pretty niece who wants to runaway with a gangster. But music has charm, even for a spoiled rich girl, and after a few inoculations of Dr. Remsen’s crooning, Judy decides to engage her bodyguard on a lifetime contract.

October 5, 2023 / Comedy

Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless, Simone has it performed every day in her nightclub. Her employees use their female charms to let the representatives of law enforcement look the other way – and even attend the shows. Then the young ambitious judge Philippe Forrestier decides to bring this to an end. Will Simone manage to twist him round her little finger too? Her boyfriend, Francois, certainly doesn’t like to watch her trying.