Double your pleasure with Romance/Romance. This Tony-nominated tuner by Barry Harman and Keith Herrmann pairs two distinctive one-acts to create an entertaining musical that explores the highs and lows of love. The show begins in turn-of the century Vienna with The Little Comedy, based on the short story by Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler. Bored and cynical, two of society's elite set out in search of meaningful relationships by posing as paupers. When their charade is revealed, they discover what they were looking for was right in front of them the whole time. The second act, Summer Share, is an updated take on Jules Renard's play Pain de Menage. Summering in the Hamptons, two best friends contemplate marriage and monogamy, promising fidelity to their spouses even as they consider an affair with each other. Hailed by the New York Post as "a double dollop of the romantic spirit," Romance/Romance "sparkles with charm and intelligence," raves The New York Times.
Two one-act musicals Book and Lyrics by BARRY HARMAN Music by KEITH HERRMANN "The Little Comedy" (based on the work of Arthur Schnitzler) "Summer Share" (based on "Pain de Menage" by Jules Renard) Directed by MARK S. HOEBEE
"An exhilarating performance of superb theatre. Delightful dancing, marvelous music, dazzling costumes, and enchanting scenic design. This is a theater experience
"A theatrical bonbon. A stylish production under Mark Hoebee's elegant direction. An excellent cast - reason alone to catch this filling, if not nourishing, confection. Matt and Jessica Bogart are dynamic!" The New York Times