3 Dance-Happy Musicals to Look For on Broadway This Fall
August 26, 2016
Are you a junkie of the Great White Way, like me? Excellent. Here are three dance-happy musicals you should keep an eye out for this fall:
- Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Choreographed by Sam Pinkleton (look for him in an upcoming issue of DT!), this musical’s nearly in-the-round set up requires some creative, three-dimensional movement.
- Falsettos Spencer Liff—who you’ll recognize from his work on “So You Think You Can Dance”—is behind the choreography of this upcoming Lincoln Center show, which gives us a glimpse into what a modern family looks like. Here’s a compilation of Liff’s Emmy-nominated choreography from “SYTYCD”:
- Holiday Inn The movie upon which this musical is based features Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. It’s known for first introducing audiences to the song “White Christmas,” but I’m more partial to the scene where Astaire convincingly dances as if he’s drunk. Denis Jones (of Honeymoon in Vegas) is helming the choreography for the musical. Here’s a clip from the movie: