Tag: Ira Gershwin

In HopeBox’s Crazy for You a Talented Cast of Cowpokes Nails Gershwin

By Kevin Albrechtsen and Yvette Albrechtsen I love Westerns – Gritty cowboys, saloon brawls, gunfights, and the women that hold them together.  But add singing and dancing, and what do you get?  In this case, by adding a large dose of brothers George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and some pretty comical dialogue, […]

Utah Symphony’s Dancing and Romancing at Abravanel Hall is as Fancy and Fun as it Sounds

By Amanda Berg Whittle Utah Symphony‘s Dancing and Romancing at the beautiful Abravanel Hall is exactly what it sounds like. Fun, classic music celebrating great early Hollywood artists such as Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Eleanor Powell, and Gene Kelly, as performed by talented Broadway performers Joan Hess and […]

Broadway at the Eccles’ An American in Paris is Beau et Merveilleux

By Jennifer Mustoe and Caden Mustoe As fans of the music of George and Ira Gershwin, my son and I were thrilled to be able to see the Eccles’ latest production, Tony Award-winning An American in Paris, located in downtown Salt Lake City. Patterned after the Academy Award-winning 1951 movie An American […]