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SIX musical at the Fox theater review

– By Cate Marquis – The hit Broadway musical “Six the Musical” brought the six wives of Henry the Eighth to the Fabulous Fox Theater, or at least a pop star version of them, in a very entertaining production, Jan. 24 though Feb. 5. With diverse casting, each of the wives of King Henry VIII […]

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LES MISERABLES musical at Fox theater review

– By Cate Marquis – A simply splendid production of “Les Miserables” stormed the Fabulous Fox stage on Tuesday, Jan. , before a packed house, for a too-brief run until Jan. 22. This is the wonderful Cameron Mackintosh production of Boublil and Schönberg’s “Les Misérables,” the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel that has […]

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ELF Musical at Fox Theater – Review

Treat yourself to a little Christmas fun with “Elf,” the Broadway musical touring cast on stage Dec. 20-24 at the Fabulous Fox. Even if you are not a fan of the Will Farrell movie (I know I’m not), this lighter, funnier, more whimsical version will charm the green-striped socks right off you, thanks in large […]

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FROZEN Musical at Fox Theater – Review

A Fabulous Fox theater packed with tiny princesses in sparkly gowns and the families (and a some dressed-up grown-ups too) enthusiastically greeted “Frozen,” the Broadway musical version of Disney’s hit movie, on the opening night on Nov. 2. The Tony-nominated musical is the latest Disney movie to make the move to the stage, and the […]

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HADESTOWN Musical at Fox Theater – Review

The Tony award-winning Broadway hit HADESTOWN, now on stage at the Fabulous Fox, takes the classic myth of Orpheus, the musician who went to hell and back for his love Eurydice, and transforms it into a energetic, blues-flavored, fantasy tale with a contemporary twist touching on the haves and have-notes, climate change, de-humanizing work and […]

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AIN’T TOO PROUD Musical at Fox Theater – Review

The Fox opens its new season with a big crowd-pleaser, the Tony-winning hit Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud The Life and Times of the Temptations.” What’s not to like, with some of the biggest hits of the Motown era, and a terrific story that spans the Temptations’ long-running career and the various changes of the […]

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HAIRSPRAY Musical at Fox Theater Review

Photo: (from L) Niki Metcalf as “Tracy Turnblad,” Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West) as “Edna Turnblad” and company sing “Welcome to the 60s” in HAIRSPRAY. Photo: Jeremy Daniel. Courtesy of Fox Theater – By Cate Marquis – The Fabulous Fox is on a roll, with a fantastically fun “Hairspray,” the touring production of the award-winning […]

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THE PROM at Fox Theater review

Not even a Covid outbreak among the cast could stop “The Prom” from taking to the Fox stage, although it did delay the Broadway musical’s start a few days to Friday, Jan. 28. It also brought some change of cast, but you would never have guessed that from the fabulous work of these performers in […]

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SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL

– By Cate Marquis – There was no more reviled yet wildly popular music than disco, the late 1970s dance music craze, laying the groundwork for club music in decades to come. And the undisputed Queen of Disco was Donna Summer, who had a string of hits at the height of disco’s era. Rock fans […]

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Fox Theater

– By Cate Marquis – One of Broadways’ biggest hits DEAR EVAN HANSEN makes it way to the Fox Theater, for a run through Nov. 3. The musical won six Tonys and a Grammy, and has become a pop culture phenomenon. While the central character, Evan Hansen, is a teenager struggling with the usual difficulties […]

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