Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Bristol Riverside Theatre): In a little river town a great but shopworn rock opera is reborn
I went in to the show a doubting Thomas a came out a believer.
The clock is ticking down to tinsel time at Armadillo Acres in Starke, Florida, where the residents intend to blind the heavens with bargain store bling, lots of lights and…
The outlandish parody of the horror and sci-fi genres, now in production at Bristol Riverside Theatre, still elicits laughs and gasps from appreciative audiences and delights with a score of period-style rock, Motown, and doo-wop numbers. BRT’s show, directed with spot-on timing by Susan D. Atkinson, embraces all the retro-camp in the story of Seymour Krelborn
Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart raise the stakes with their devilishly clever and cheekily smart send-up of prolific songsmiths Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, John Kander, and Fred Ebb, THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS.