Is The Drowsy Chaperone good?

Is The Drowsy Chaperone good?

‘The Drowsy Chaperone,” one of the 21st century’s best and funniest musicals to date, had a solid Broadway run (674 performances) but hasn’t been seen there since it closed in 2007.

Is The Drowsy Chaperone funny?

As for The Drowsy Chaperone, the show is a wonderfully-performed and hilarious production that feels, in the midst of an unending gray winter, like a few hours of much-appreciated sunshine. “So,” concludes Man in Chair, “that was The Drowsy Chaperone.

Is The Drowsy Chaperone still on Broadway?

The Broadway production opened in May 2006 at the Marquis Theatre, and closed on 30 December 2007 after 674 performances and 32 previews. It was directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw.

What type of musical is The Drowsy Chaperone?

musical comedy
Directed by Nick Mayo. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical comedy gem offering a tribute to the Jazz Age musicals.

Was Drowsy Chaperone made into a movie?

It’s the latest musical hit to be turned into a movie, following “Les Misérables” last year and the upcoming “Jersey Boys,” which will be directed by Clint Eastwood.

Is there tap dancing in Drowsy Chaperone?

Martin and his best man, George (Michael Silber), perform a tap dance in “Cold Feet.” The butler (David Murray Solomon) also gets in on the act delivering water to the pair. It is all well done.

Who wrote Drowsy Chaperone?

Bob Martin
Don McKellar
The Drowsy Chaperone/Playwrights

What is the plot of The Drowsy Chaperone?

The Drowsy Chaperone is an homage to American musicals of the Jazz Age, examining the effect musicals have on the fans who adore them. The Man in Chair, a mousy, agoraphobic Broadway fanatic, seeking to cure his “non-specific sadness”, listens to a recording of a fictional 1928 musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.