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New York Aisle: ‘An American in Paris’ bounds to B’way stage with balletic flair. S’Marvelous

Apr 23, 2015 – 3:37 pm
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Review: There’s a new triple threat on Broadway. He can sing, he dances extraordinarily, and his acting isn’t bad either. Robert Fairchild, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, is currently making his Broadway debut in “An American in Paris,” the stage version of the 1951 movie musical that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron. Along with a constant twinkle in his eye, Fairchild possesses and a sense of bonhomie that just won’t quit, ★★★★

‘Sound of Music’ at Lyric: When opera meets B’way, the hills come alive – and hearts, too

Apr 28, 2014 – 10:52 pm
The Sound of Music Lyric Opera Chicago 2014 (Todd Rosenberg)

Review:x There’s nothing like practice to turn an opera company into a viable musical theater producer, as the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s third venture into Broadway’s golden oldies clearly shows. “The Sound of Music” is the Lyric’s best effort in the classic musical genre to date, after “Showboat” in 2012 and “Oklahoma!” in 2013. ★★★★