Alan Jay Lerner

The Reviews for Gigi are In…

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The reviews for Gigi are in, and most of the critics agree that this revival’s pretty surface fails to totally cover the weaknesses just underneath.¬† Originally a novella by Colette, then a 1958 Lerner and Loewe film, and then a 1973 Broadway bust, the latest version features a revised book by Heidi Thomas that aims to modernize the tale but ends up [...]

The Reviews for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever are In…

December 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

The reviews for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever are in, and though they aren’t the worst we’ve seen this season, they are nowhere near rave reviews.¬†With some very intensive script-changes that throw gender-bending into the mix, critics found the new book almost as problematic as the original. The biggest upset was the splitting of the main [...]
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