There are quite a few jukebox shows playing around town that repackage old pop repertoires as musicals, from what has become the grandmother of the genre (Mamma Mia!) and a show about Franki Valli and the Four Seasons (Jersey Boys, who are now more like Jersey Granddads), to shameless pop concerts like the Michael Jackson tribute (Thriller Live). But none do anything quite so loving, or lovely... Read more
Close To You: The Burt Bacharach Musical, The Criterion Theatre
Performed by a young cast, led by musician and performer Kyle Riabko, the show features Riabko's new yet faithful interpretations of Bacharach's classics. Blending nostalgia and innovation, generations old and new can now revel in all the hits as if for the very first time.