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When the pandemic curtain came crashing down, Marilynn Wick’s largest wardrobe supplier in the nation saw its business evaporate and A Chorus Line shut down after one performance. But the company is fighting back with revues in its lobby and plans to reopen the musical.
This familiar musical revue of Broadway legend Jerry Herman’s hits and misses, Jerry’s Girls, has been reimagined for the Wick theatre by Herman’s buddy Lee Roy Reams and performed by a company including Susan Anton. Like Herman’s repertoire, this Jerry Girls struggles with the same delicate balance of hits and misses.
Graced with a soaring pulsing score, leading actors with passionate voices and a wealth of evocative choreography, the Wick Theatre’s Brigadoon lands as one of the company’s most memorable achievements.
If it’s February, then theater companies are taking advantage of the visiting snowbirds presence to announce what they hope will be an enticing slate of titles for the 2018-19 season.
One pleasure of a theater critic’s job are these year-end retrospectives that require looking back at reviews and be reminded, “Oh, yeah, that was really great. And right, there was that. And how could I forget that one?”
The Wick Theatre’s marvelous and contemplative rendition pulls off The Drowsy Chaperone with boundless charm and effortless sophistication. The Wick has enjoyed its share of highlights over the past five years, but this Drowsy Chaperone might just exceed its 42nd Street and Oklahoma! as the young company’s pinnacle.
If you know where to look, certainly you can find reliable warhorse titles in the upcoming theater season in South Florida, but it’s easier to find vibrant, contemporary and challenging offerings.
In the wake of shuttered troupes and emerging newcomers, the rising phoenix of the Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton is awash in patrons and professionals’ optimism and pessimism, welcome and suspicion, encouragement and derision. Workers and administrators are racing to transform the site in time for the first performance of The Sound of Music slated for September 19 and the first scheduled museum tour November 5.
Sept. 19-Oct. 20: The Sound of Music Nov. 7-Dec. 22: White Christmas Jan. 9-Feb. 9: 42nd Street Feb. 20-March 23: The Full Monty April 3-May 4: Steel Magnolias: May 15-June 15: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Tickets are $58 per show. $52 …
The Sound of Music is cast but the theater is holding auditions for all other roles its other shows for both Equity and non-Equity actors . Sunday, Aug. 4, noon to 5 p.m. by appointment only for principals and singers …