The excitement of young love and the confusion of growing up (or is it
the other way around?) are explored in this intimate revue from one of
the most respected teams in the contemporary musical theatre, Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire.
songs from their various early musicals (produced or otherwise), this
bold, extroverted journey takes a winsome cast of three through the maze
of modern relationships with its heart firmly on its sleeve. As with
all of Maltby and Shire's
work, each song is an impeccably crafted story, original, engaging,
bursting with character, and showcasing the versatility and charisma of
From tender ballads to hysterical husband-hunting
laments, from wry comments on trendy marriages to ecstatic
shouting-from-the-rooftop celebration, STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW has an appealing freshness that has made it a perennial favorite throughout the world.