Old New York in ‘On the Town’~article from The Huffington Post

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Published on: Oct 27, 2014

The sights and sounds of old New York are just a few of the marvels of the musical On the Town, newly revived at the Lyric Theater. If you see a subway sign marked IRT, you know you are in the right place. Three sailors on an overnight pass get to see the sights, "from Yonkers on down to the bay, in just one day." Naturally, and so the guidebook says, the Museum of Natural History is a must, and everywhere there are girls, girls, girls in this ribald and rollicking classic with Leonard Bernstein's music and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, based on the idea by Jerome Robbins. Director John Rando, with Joshua Bergasse's choreography and James Moore's music direction, has subtly reworked the original to great effect. Read more... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/regina-weinreich/old-new-york-in-on-the-to_b_6046736.html