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Finian's Rainbow

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jim Norton and Kate Baldwin talk about their roles in the first Broadway revival of the classic musical, "Finian’s Rainbow" in nearly 50 years. It’s one of the first of the socially conscious postwar musicals--it deals in a satirical way with issues of class, race, and economics. "Finian’s Rainbow" is playing at St. James Theater, 246 West 44th Street.

Event: Kate Baldwin is performing songs from her debut album, "Let’s See What Happens"
Sunday, December 13 at 8:30 pm
Feinstein's at Loews Regency
540 Park Avenue at 61st Street
For ticket reservations and club information, please call 212- 339-4095 or visit feinsteinsatloewsregency.com

Guests:

Kate Baldwin and Jim Norton
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Comments [2]

Chierubi from G. Village

Hello. I had known the song, "When I am not Near the Girl I Love," because my husband likes singing it to make fun of me. (He is 87 years old and saw the original production. He says his ex-wife used to hate it, too.) I had no idea about what Finian's Rainbow was like when he took me to see it a couple of weeks ago. He only told me that this song came from it.

I LOVEd this musical. I am not too keen on big-production Broadway musicals in general, but this one was the most enjoyable. Great cast, songs, etc... Thank you for doing this great show.

Dec. 10 2009 12:55 PM
Judy from nyc

This is a perfect production of a wonderful show. Kate is splendid and Jim lights up the stage.

Dec. 10 2009 12:48 PM

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