April 24 - April 26, 2009
Show Boat (A Concert Production) Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Music by Jerome Kern. Based on the epic novel by Edna Ferber. Directed by F. Wade Russo.
"Every ingredient that the perfect musical should have." The New York Times
"Show Boat is the granddaddy of every great musical ever written." Los Angeles Times
Show Boat is a majestic, sweeping classic about life, love, tragedy and survival on the Mississippi River at the turn of the 20th century. This captivating musical containing some of the most popular songs of the last century was a milestone in the development of the modern musical play.