Dubbed the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage, Ethel Merman was one of the most vibrant personalities ever to appear on the Great White Way. The first performer to introduce standards such as Anything Goes, Youre the Top, and her theme, Theres No Business Like Show Business, among many others, Mermans belting mezzo-soprano and exceptional comedic timing propelled her to the very heights of fame and adoration. From her grand stage performance in 1934s Anything Goes to her hilarious final film appearance in Airplane!, Merman was a fascinating force to be adored and reckoned withso dont miss Rita McKenzies award-winning recreation of this legend, and relive the heyday of one Broadways brightest stars.
Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: Sept. 8. Continues through Sept. 19, 2010