THE FACTS IN THIS STORY HAVE CHANGED. TICKETS *ARE* BEING SOLD.The Wick Theatre is trying a singular paradigm: It will mount a full production of A Chorus Line beginning April 22 inside its auditorium. But its leaders decidedly do not want to sell any tickets.
There’s more than one singular sensation in Riverside Theatre’s thrilling production of A Chorus Line. It takes that heady combination of Michael Bennett’s choreography and Marvin Hamlisch’s music and adds a cast brimming with talent and production values polished to a high sheen. The result is the realization that although A Chorus Line is 40 years old, it’s got legs up to here.
Most critics despise adding a letter grade to their review. But watching Broward Stage Door’s admirable production of A Chorus Line kept bringing up over and over the idea of a “B” and what that means. That’s not any kind of insult. In fact, given Stage Door’s resources, it’s a genuine compliment.
Here’s a look back at 2014 including a very subjective subjunctive reductive list of outstanding shows, performances and developments guaranteed to make someone unhappy they were not on the list. Take comfort in that there was so much good work that this is the crème de la crème de menthe.
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Delray Beach Center for the Arts’ first in-house theater production, A Chorus Line, delivers a faithful recreation with young local talent, although it’s almost a carbon copy of the original.