REVIEW: “Mack and Mabel” at The Mac-Haydn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June, 2002 Mack and Mabel is a legendary flop. It opened on Broadway in the fall of 1974 with the legendary Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters in the title roles. It has a score by the legendary Jerry Herman (composer of Hello, Dolly! and Mame), was directed and choreographed…

REVIEW: “Mack and Mabel” at Barrington Stage Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June, 1999 This is one of those fabulous flops that enters into modern theatre folk-lore. “Mack and Mabel” ran this than two months in its initial Broadway outing in 1974, but people still talk about it. Because of this continued interest it is often produced…

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