Previews For DANNY & SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL Now Begin At St Luke's 5/6
As you may know producers Hy Juter and Edmund Gaynes recently canceled three previews for "DANNY and SYLVIA: THE Danny Kaye MUSICAL" at the St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street. Previews now begin Wednesday, May 6th at 2 pm with the official press opening (as originally scheduled) on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 PMThe new musical love story, with book and lyrics by Robert McElwaine and music by Bob Bain, stars Helen Hayes Award-winner Brian Childers as Danny Kaye and Kimberly Faye Greenberg as his wife and creative partner, Sylvia Fine who wrote many of his most famous songs. Directed by Pamela Hall with choreography by Gene Castle, the musical follows the duo from the time the young undisciplined comic Danny Kaminsky meets aspiring songwriter Sylvia Fine at an audition in the 1930s. Under Sylvia's guidance as mentor, manager and eventually, wife, Kaye rises from improvisational comic to international film star. The musical explores their inspired collaboration and the romance and conflict that made them such a volatile and successful couple. Many of Danny's hit songs are featured including "Tchaikovsky," "Anatole of Paris," "Minnie the Moocher" and "Deena." Danny Fiorello is Musical Director for "DANNY and SYLVIA" with sets by Josh Iacovelli and lighting by Graham Kindred. The performance schedule is Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2 PM and Saturday evenings at 8 PM. The musical opens official on Wednesday, May 13th at 8 PM.