REVIEW: C-R Productions Presents “Ain’t Misbehavin'”

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, February 2006 “The joint is jumpin’,It’s really jumpin’,Come in cats an’ check your hats,I mean this joint is jumpin’.The piano’s thumpin’,The dancers bumpin’.This here spot is more than hot,In fact the joint is jumpin’”– Andy Razaf and J. C. Johnson I once had the fun…

REVIEW: “Annie” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, December 2005 Exactly thirty years ago this month I was stage managing a workshop production of a musical based on Harold Gray’s legendary comic strip, Little Orphan Annie. It was a fun little show, and the author/director taught me a lot about Gray and the strip’s…

REVIEW: “Anything Goes” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, May 2005 Wowie-wow-wow! Whadda show! All singing, all dancing. Everyone and everything in the Cohoes Music Hall production of Anything Goes looks and sounds just great. This current retooling of the 1934 Cole Porter opus, which I am assuming is the 1987 Broadway version with a revised…

REVIEW: “Mesuggah-Nuns” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, February 2005 If you are looking for high art, go back to my front page and make your selection of award-winning shows running the in Capital District. If you want to have fun, go see Meshuggah-Nuns at Cohoes Music Hall. The premise this time around, and it…

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