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Thursday, October 28, 2010

My Kind of Corn

As far as I'm concerned, when it comes to musicals, the cornier the better. I know you are thinking, "Is there any other kind?" For our anniversary this year, Stephan and celebrated with tickets to the Walnut Street Theatre. This past Saturday, we saw Curtains, a parody of old thyme show business, and I've been humming the score ever since. Even if the production had been a snore, I could have spent three hours just happily looking at the costumes. Here's a peak:




It was set in 1959 Boston and full of dance numbers galore. I kept waiting for someone to say "It's curtains (koi-tans) for you," but no one ever did. Where did that phrase come from, anyway? Is it Bugs Bunny?

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