2 Acts, Revue, Rated PG-13
Original Off-Broadway Version (2007)
An exceptional revue of composer/lyricist William Finn's most beloved songs.
Make Me A Song is a celebration showcasing the songs of one of the most acclaimed composer-lyricists currently writing for the musical theatre. A two-time Tony Award winner for the groundbreaking musical Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, William Finn is a true living legend. Make Me A Song is big, boisterous and life-loving, like Finn himself.
This poignant and compelling revue effortlessly weaves together songs from Finn's rich and touching songbook. Featuring classics from his hit shows juxtaposed with rarely-heard selections from Romance In Hard Times, Elegies and the yet to be produced The Royal Family, these treasured tunes tell personal, haunting and often hilarious tales.
A testament to the exceptional career of this beloved songwriter, Make Me A Song brims with spectacular highlights sure to delight longtime fans and newcomers alike. Featuring a cast of four and no set, this intimate revue is a budget-saving opportunity. William Finn's music will allow strong singers to showcase their vocal and acting abilities.
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"Pacific Overtures" has played in New York City four times: it's original 1976 production, and three revivals: 1984 (The York Theatre, which transferred to the Promenade), 2002 (Lincoln Center - in Japanese!) and 2004 (Roundabout Theatre at Studio 54)