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'Crazy For You' Gershwin Musical


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until March 3, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Horton Grand Theatre, 444 Fourth Ave., San Diego
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  • AGES Not available
  • COST $30 - $70

San Diego Musical Theatre presents "Crazy for You," a musical by George and Ira Gerswhin, written by Ken Ludwig.

"Crazy for You" tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who is sent to Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a rundown theater. In Deadrock, Bobby falls for spunky Polly Baker, the theater owner’s daughter. But Polly takes an instant dislike to the city slicker, so Bobby vows – through cunning, razzmatazz, and a hilarious case of mistaken identity – to win Polly’s heart and save the theater.

Memorable Gershwin tunes from the score include "I Got Rhythm," "Naughty Baby," "They Can’t Take That Away from Me," "Embraceable You," "But Not for Me," "Nice Work if You Can Get It," and "Someone to Watch Over Me."

The musical is directed by Kristen Chandler, choreographed by Jill Gorrie and music directed by Don LeMaster and runs Feb. 1 through March 3, 2019. For tickets or additional details call the box office at (858) 560-5740.

(Super) Short Review: My happy place is a Gershwin musical, one with classic songs and dazzling choreography. "Crazy for You," a romantic comedy with a Gershwin soundtrack, has the added bonus of comedic playwright Ken Ludwig's word play and one-liners. San Diego Musical Theatre's production is spectacular — nostalgic but with inventive dance numbers by Jill Gorrie. There's a lot of tap dancing, which is always lively. But it's the show's grandeur and eager cast that make this a standout.
- Nina Garin

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