Tag Archive: Colonial

‘Dirty Dancing’ works best as a dance spectacle

BOSTON — If you’re looking for great drama, an intricate plot line and superb acting in the national touring production of “Dirty Dancing” subtitled “The Classic Story on Stage,“ now at the Emerson… Continue reading

When the dancing stops, ‘Flashdance’ fizzles

  BOSTON — It’s back to the 80s at the Citi Emerson Colonial Theater. The script for the hit 1983 movie “Flashdance”was originally targeted for the stage before the rights were sold and… Continue reading

‘Lucy’ is a pleasant walk down Memory Lane

BOSTON — At least for one night, I was again part of a show’s target demographic. “I Love Lucy Live on Stage” at the Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre through Dec. 22 is right… Continue reading

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ is rock ‘n roll heaven

  BOSTON — “Million Dollar Quartet” is much more than a jukebox musical. Not that there’s anything wrong with a jukebox musical, when the jukebox is filled with ageless tunes such as “Blue… Continue reading