The Wild Party - Lippa

This week Julie and Zane chat with Josh Thia about which of life's truths can be gleaned from Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party!

 "[it] has a jittery, wandering quality, conscientiously shifting styles and tempos as if in search of a lost chord . . . The ballads . . . are of the high-decibel, swooning pop variety made popular by Frank Wildhorn. Mr. Lippa fares better with pastiches of jazz, vaudeville and gospel vintage, although these, too, suffer by comparison to the Kander-Ebb songs for Chicago." The CurtainUp reviewer wrote: "The Wild Party may not be the perfect musical we've all been looking for but it's great fun to watch and puts enough talent on display to have warranted a longer run than it will have."Ben Brantley of the New York Times

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 Andrew LippaJoseph Moncure MarchKristin ChenowethJulia MurneyBrian d'Arcy JamesTaye DiggsIdina MenzelLeigh SilvermanSonya TayehSutton FosterSteven PasqualeBrandon Victor DixonMiriam Shor


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