The Encores! series pulls some oddities out of the American musical trunk and comes up with … an oddity.
Category Archives: Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert (Series)
An Encores! Off-Center production of this 1980 musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King shows how far the story has strayed from the dour books it is based on.
Kirsten Childs’s 2000 musical about internalized racism gets a playful, poignant production at Encores! Off-Center.
A ballet by Matthew Bourne, a gala production of “Brigadoon” and the 25th anniversary of Encores! are among the highlights.
Encores! makes a marvelous if last-ditch case for the cult musical based on “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.”
Cole Porter’s lost musical from 1930 raises a glass to the giddy heyday of Prohibition and high (really high) society.
The musicals “Assassins,” “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” and “Really Rosie” will be performed during the Encores! Off-Center season.
At City Center, an irresistible Huckleberry Finn but no new insights into the questions of race and responsibility that his story always raises.
Encores! revives a 1965 romantic work that features music by Richard Rodgers on the wane, and Stephen Sondheim on the rise.
Michael Friedman will take over from Jeanine Tesori, founding director of the program that presents concert performances of musicals every summer.