Now he’s writing a weekly column for Dance Magazine. Or trying to. Young men splash and yell in his swimming pool outside, and as the afternoon wears on a parade of his former muses arrives at his front door – Betty Grable, Jane Russell and Rita Hayworth among them. And each is determined to have the last word.
Liam Burke’s fascinating and inventive play shines a spotlight on one of Hollywood and Broadway’s most influential gay heroes, and the actresses he helped transform into cinema’s brightest stars.
All high kicks and hip swings, Jack Cole’s dances from the 1950s are still sexy. But their vitality is lost in this play about the genius of the forgotten choreographer
Enjoyable albeit slight biographical play about a forgotten dance innovator
The initial slow pace is recovered after the interval, when some bouncy numbers bring a good injection of brio to the production