Finian's Rainbow. Sadly, it's the last performance of a beautiful, if too short run of this revival that began last fall at the St. James Theatre under the direction of Warren Carlyle. The tuner is by It was the best reviewed show of the season so far and its leading lady, Kate Baldwin, gave a star turn for the ages. Helping her grandly were Cheyenne Jackson, Jim Norton, Terri White, Christopher Fitzgerald, Chuck Cooper, David, Schramm, William Youmans, Guy Davis, Alina Fay, Brian Reddy, Tanya Birl, Christopher Borger, Meggie Cansler, Bernard Dotson, Leslie Donna Flesner, Sara Jean Ford, Taylor Frey, Lisa Gajda, Kearran Giovanni, Tim Hartmam, Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Kevin Ligon, Monica L. Patton, Joe Aaron Reid, Devin Richards, Steve Schepis, Rashidra Scott, Paige Simunovich, James Stovall, Lauren Lim Jackson, Grasan Kingsberry, Elisa Van Duyne, Aaron Bantum, Brian Sears, and Elisa Van Duyne.
Fortunately, this cast has recorded an album of this glorious music by Burton Lane and E.Y. Harburg. It's available for pre-order. It's song after song of pure joy.