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Familiar tunes — along with song, dance and laughs — will define Broadway High School’s spring musical, “Crazy For You,” which will show at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1-2 and 3 p.m. March 3. A traditional encore presentation will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 5.
“It’s not a show that takes itself seriously,” according to Kim Tate, director of the musical.
“[It] won the Tony in 1992 and is built around the story of a man who, above all, wants to be a dancer. It’s the perfect melding of music and dance."
Recognizable tunes, such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Embraceable You” and “Someone to Watch Over Me,” will be among those belted by the chorus.
Tyler Yost, a junior, is cast as the main character Bobby Child, who he describes as a “New York showman,” saying: “His mom wants him to be a banker, but he wants to be on Broadway.”
With a toe-tapping finale — a tap number performed by the entire cast — Tate says 55 kids have learned a routine worthy of an encore.
“We’ve taught [the cast] … practicing eight hours every Saturday since Christmas. It’s a lot more than just steps, taps and stomps.”
Tate gives credit where due and speaks highly of the “wonderful role models” — as she puts it — in the Broadway community who have supported the production by making props and costumes.
Contact Aimee George at (540) 574-6292 or email@example.com.