Crazy for You
Charlie Stemp (Half A Sixpence, Mary Poppins) stars in this hilarious, riotously entertaining musical, packed with glorious Gershwin melodies and stunning tap-dance routines. With witty book and dialogue by Ken Ludwig, this brand new production is directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman: true Broadway royalty and winner of five Tony and two Olivier Awards.
Theatre-mad Bobby Child is torn between his show-business dreams and his rich, demanding New York fiancée and rich, demanding New York mother who want him to run the family bank. On his mother’s insistence, he reluctantly heads west for the bygone mining town of Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a mortgage.
There he finds the mortgage in question is on a dilapidated Victorian theatre and the owner’s daughter Polly is the girl of his dreams. Desperate to prove his good faith and win her love, Bobby lights on the idea of putting on a show – complete with glamorous dancers from New York’s Follies – to save the theatre and renew the town…