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‘Danny and Sylvia’ Surefire Crowd Pleaser At The Willow

Danny Kaye and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story at Willow Theatre, featuring Larry Buzzeo in a role he was born for, is filled to the brim with memories for audiences who will find familiarity in Kaye’s story – many of whom may have grown up alongside of his career trajectory, from Catskills comic to Hollywood movie and television star.

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Willow Theatre’s Jazz Singer Lacks Historical Perspective

The Jazz Singer: The Musical never really takes its audience back in time, but has a false feeling that we’re watching actors put on a play. But there are reasons this production at the Willow Theatre is an audience crowd pleaser: audience sing-a-longs of timeless standards and talented actors who give it their all.

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WaistWatchers The Musical Returns To Broward Stage Door

By Bill Hirschman Like Hamlet, Madama Butterfly and the Terminator franchise, the indestructible entertainment phenomenon that is WaistWatchers: The Musical has returned to South Florida in a new production at Broward Stage Door that word-of-mouth likely once again will make …

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Estrogen-Infused Cougar The Musical at The Plaza Theatre Goes Limp Due To Cliched Script

There’s fun to be had at Cougar The Musical at The Plaza Theatre because of the cast, but don’t expect a lion’s roar — this Cougar hungers for better material.

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Stage Door’s 9 to 5 The Musical Is Undemanding Pleasant Fluff

Enjoy Broward Stage Door’s 9 to 5 The Musical, an undemanding cartoonish musical comedy that provides a pleasant way to pass an afternoon or evening. This production works thanks to amiable performers, a droll concept and a score that waxes between infectiously peppy to affectingly earnest if not especially profound.

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Plaza’s WaistWatchers Ready Made For Ladies Who Lunch

There’s certainly an appetite for WaistWatchers: The Musical — a show for the ladies who lunch as a girl’s day (or night) out, which would account for one-quarter of Sunday’s audience being made up of women’s groups at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. (The Grove Women’s Club and Lexington Ladies were in the house at this particular Sunday matinee.)

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