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A Class Act

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A Class Act

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Edward Kleban
director:
Lonny Price
author:
Edward Kleban, Lonny Price

We gave it a B+

Anyone who lives and breathes theater will love A Class Act, a ”new” musical by the late Edward Kleban. He wrote hundreds of songs, yet his one singular sensation (as lyricist) was A Chorus Line. A fraction of Kleban’s oeuvre — lush, thoughtful pieces that recall William Finn and young Stephen Sondheim — turns up in this bio, coauthored and directed by Lonny Price (who also stars). He’s backed by a top-drawer cast including Randy Graff and Carolee Carmello. It’s a poignant tribute to a man and his music. B+

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