Love From Judy finally crosses the pond

Rob Profile PhotoRob Profile Photo
Team BWW
Team BWW
Love From Judy finally crosses the pond#0
Posted: 11/17/03 at 7:34am
by Michael Dale @

With a tuneful score by an American songwriting team, a story adapted from a popular American novel, a show stopping turn by a celebrated Harlem vocalist, an overnight star performance by its leading lady and a two year run in London you would think a New York transfer for the 1952 hit musical Love From Judy would be inevitable. But sometimes the business of theatre makes the distance between the West End and Broadway seem an ocean wide. Fortunately Musicals Tonight!, the smallest but by far most adventurous of the three New York theatre companies regularly producing readings of rarely-revived musicals, is now offering the North American premiere of this charmer in a limited run through November 23rd...