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Dames At Sea
a Musical Comedy
CATEGORY : COMEDY MUSICAL


COMPANY : Stage Door Players [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Stage Door Players [WEBSITE]
ID# 752

SHOWING : July 11, 2003 - August 03, 2003

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

A spoof of the 1930's Hollywood Musicals. Chosen as best musical of the Year by Time, Look and Newsweek when it first opened off Broadway, it tells the story of simple chorus girl Ruby becomes the toast of Manhattan, and the sweetheart of the Navy.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director/Chorographer Robert Egizio
Lighting Designer Amy Humes Lee
Stage Manager Courtney Loner
Musical Director Eric Smithey
Set Designer Chuck Welcome
Piano Player BJ Brown
Lucky Matthew Carter
Hennessey/Captain Ron Chenoweth
Mona Kimberly Graef
Joan Kristie Krabe
Dick chris skinner
Ruby Merrideth Ziesse
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REVIEWS

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cute production
by Okely Dokely
Tuesday, August 5, 2003
4.0
This was a very cute production; maybe a little too cute, but I guess that was the point, so I didn't mind that much. I think I laughed out loud a few times, which takes a lot for me to even chuckle, as I have a strange sense of humor. Robert Egizio has staged a worthy production, but this doesn't have quite the punch that his recent "Rocky Horror Show" provided. I liken this to his 'Tunnel of Love', after "Rocky" was his 'Born in the USA.' Obviously well done, but couldn't help but be a slight step down after just having a megahit.

Perhaps it was the material. The songs were good, but forgettable. The final number of Act One - Good Times Are Here to Stay, I think it was called - had me whistling it in the restroom during intermission, but I couldn't even begin to recall it now. The set was very impressive, and I'd love to know if Ron Chenoweth bears any relation to Broadway veteren Kristen Chenoweth. Maybe someone can get back to me on that. Other special mentions go to Kristie Krabe, Chris Skinner, and Matt Carter (playing a drastically different role than the last show I saw him in), but Kudos all around. Overall, well done. [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]


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