Off Broadway (and sometimes Broadway) Reviews and Information.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN swings into Americas Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters
59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes the Rubicon Theatre in California to Americas Off Broadway with their critically acclaimed production of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN, devised and directed by David Zippel. THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN begins previews on Tuesday, May 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3. Opening Night is Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:00 PM; Friday at 8:00 PM; Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; and Sunday at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Please note, there is no 7:00 PM performance on Sunday, June 12; there is an added matinee performance on Wednesday, June 8 at 2:00 PM. The regular ticket price is $65 ($45.50 for 59E59 Members). The preview ticket price (May 18 – May 24) is $45 ($35 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at(212) 279-4200or visit www.59e59.org. The first and only revue of the music of Cy Coleman fittingly arrives in Cy’s old neighborhood when THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN swings into 59E59 Theaters. The sparkling score features favorites from Coleman’s Broadway shows (Little Me, Sweet Charity, Seesaw, On The Twentieth Century, Barnum, City of Angels, The Will Rogers Follies, The Life); pop hits made famous by Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand; and new never-heard-before show-stoppers written toward the end of Coleman’s prolific life, which prove the best really IS yet to come! Under the direction of Tony Award-winner David Zippel, the cast includes Tony Award-winner Lillias White, Grammy Award-winner Billy Stritch, Tony Award-nominee Sally Mayes, Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin, Drama Desk Award-winner Rachel York and Helen Hayes Award-winner David Burnham.