Jack Lyons

Music Legend Burt Bacharach Premeire’s New Musical

Music Legend Burt Bacharach Premeire’s New Musical

Jack Lyons Theatre and Movie Critic It’s been over forty years since singer/composer/icon Burt Bacharach created a new stage musical.  His last effort, “Promises, Promises”, burst onto the Broadway stage with a book by Neil Simon and lyrics by Hal David in 1968 and ran for over 1200 performances establishing him as a force in […]

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents “The Fantasticks” The Musical

Palm Canyon Theatre Presents “The Fantasticks” The Musical

Jack Lyons Theatre and Movie Critic “The Fantasticks” has been billed as the world’s longest running musical, with 17,162 performances chalked up to its credit and still counting.  Since 1960, when the charming “little musical that could” debuted off-Broadway, there has been a production of the Tom Jones/Harvey Schmidt musical performing somewhere in New York […]

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