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February 7 - March 18, 2018

Crazy for You scrapes away decades of cabaret and jazz and variety-show interpretations to reclaim the Gershwins' standards, in all their glorious youth, for the dynamism of the stage.

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Why See Crazy For You?

Pre-Broadway Run

Stopping in at the Ahamnson on its way to New York, Crazy For You is a tap-heavy comedy delight that revitalized the American musical back in the early 90s, and reclaimed the Great White Way from the clutches of Brit Andrew Lloyd Webber. This new staging is in the capable hands of five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, who helmed the original Broadway production back in 1992.

Billed as a 'new Gershwin Musical', Crazy for You takes its inspiration from the 1930 musical Girl Crazy, and features a treasure trove of Ira and George's greatest hits, including 'I Got Rhyhtm,' and 'Someone to Watch Over Me'. Bursting with golden age musical charm, the mad-cap story features cowboys, showgirls, budding romances, and mistaken identities.

What is Crazy For You About?

Bobby Child may be the heir to a banking empire, but all he's ever really wanted is to be up on the stage. When his domineering mother assigns him the task of foreclosing a rundown theatre in a remote Nevada town, Bobby's dancing feet get the better of him, and he determines to disregard his assignment, and instead, restore the theatre to its former glory. Add the beautiful Polly, daughter of the theatre owner, into the mix, and it looks like Bobby's found his real calling. That is until his mother arrives on the scene, and threatens to put Bobby back on the straight and narrow!

Did You Know?

Crazy For You is among the select group of shows which have won both the Tony Award and Olivier Award for Best Musical.

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Dates

Opening night: 7 February 2018

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Cast and Creative

Cast

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Creative

Directed by Susan Stroman
Music & Lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig

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