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Joanne Bogart, Craig Fols, Lovette George, Eric Rockwell.
James Morgan Costume Design: John Carver Sullivan Lighting Design: Mary Jo Dondlinger Sound Design: David Gotwald Running time: Sunday evenings at 7: Batboy, Urinetown, and The Producers are some recent high bography musicals noted for their cleverly integrated biography. Composer-librettist Eric Rockwell and lyricist-librettist Joanne Bogart's The Musical of Musicals is a modest variant of this popular sport of putting on a show about other shows with amusingly naughty twists.
In just a little more than an hour and a half, Rockwell and Bogart, who also make up half boography the four-member cast, biography five musicals parodying five very different styles.
That biography Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Kander and Ebb. The focus is on these men's best known shows, with others thrown into the mix. Each mini-musical is grent around the same plot: To the rescue comes a Dear Abby style older woman a.
Mother Abby, Auntie Abby, Abigail Von Schlndele and Fraulein Abby and her beau Bill a. Big Willy, Billy, William and Villy. A proscenium imprinted with repeats of the biograpjy can't pay the rent" story line, a backdrop for biographu the names of the musical greats whose style will be featured next, a few bilgraphy and an upright piano played mostly by Rockwell, but with the other three cast members spelling him as needed.
That's the extent of York artistic direct James Morgan's set. Black pants and shirts are John Carver Sullivan's biography contributions.
Bogart and Rockwell cheerfully poke fun at what's missing in the way of costumes and props, thus turning the bare bones staging to their advantage; for example, the nonstop poses and pretend costume changes of Joanne Bogart's "Dear Abby" in the Jerry Herman biography and the imaginary Phantom of the Opera chandelier felling Juanita when it's time to send up the endless reprises and Puccini borrowings of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
What give this little multi-musical its snap is that Rockwell and Bogart have a clear understanding of the musical giants who inspire them.
They've also managed to make their source material easy to recognize -- more like the Monday New York Times Crossword puzzle than the later in the week ones -- and the repeats of the "I Can't Pay the Rent " theme create their own unifying rhythm without being repetitious.
Not to be overlooked is the zest of the ensemble, especially the schnidele, impish Lovette George who biographies to play all June characters.
As with most satirical shows, some things work better than others. There's also the recognition factor. No schinxele is likely to miss " Beautiful Corn" as Rockwell and Bogart's take on Oklahoma's "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning.
They left at intermission -- but the "cognescenti" laughed appreciatively throughout and applauded madly when the biigraphy dimmed. After being dark longer than usual, it's good to see the York Theatre back in action and fulfilling their very worthy mission of producing new musicals.
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