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Jul22

“Crazy for You” – Theatre by the Bay

Melissa Jane Shaw (one of the stars of TTP’s It Was Kit at the 2006 Toronto Fringe and Best of the Fringe) directs Crazy For You, produced by Theatre by the Bay – 1 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, Ontario.  August 8 – 30, 2013.  Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors and students.

CRAZY FOR YOU

The new Gershwin musical

Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig

August 8th – August 30th 2013

Mady Centre for the Performing Arts
Bobby and the Follies

Co-Conception by Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent

Originally produced on Broadway by Rogers Horchow and Elizabeth Williams

Directed by Melissa Jane Shaw.

Crazy For You won three Tony Awards for Musical, Choreographer and Costume Designer, three Outer Critics Circle Awards for Broadway Musical, Choreography and Set, Costume and Lighting Design and two Drama Desk Awards for Musical and Choreography.

CRAZY FOR YOU is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930′s playboy, whose dream in life is to dance, despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be-ex-fiancée!

Chock full of memorable Gershwin tunes including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away from Me, Nice Work if You Can Get It, I Can’t Be Bothered Now, Bidin’ My Time, Naughty Baby, But Not for Me, Embraceable You and Someone to Watch Over Me.

It’s a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.

Venue: Mady Centre for the Performing Arts

Tickets on sale now through the Mady Centre Box Office.