Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Around the U.S.A in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Rockies

As the summer boils on... a trip to the crisp cool air and stunning vistas of the Rocky Mountains sounds like bliss to us! Can't get there? How about getting there via our favorite outlet from reality - Broadway musicals!!??  Yes, our trip cross-country continues with more of Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals!  As usual, there are big hits and little-known flops.  Grab your hiking boots and let's go!

P.S.: If you are a fan of Idaho, sorry! There aren't any musicals that take place there!

Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals
Part V: The Rockies


The Unsinkable Molly Brown

66. The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Setting: Denver, Colorado, turn of the century (1960, Winter Garden Theatre, 532 performances)



67. Whoop-Up! - Setting: Near an Indian reservation in Montana (1958, Shubert Theatre, 56 performances)


The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public

Crazy For You

68. The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public - Setting: Las Vegas, Nevada (1994, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 16 performances)
69. Crazy For You - Setting: Nevada, 1930's (1992, Shubert Theatre, 1,622 performances)


The Book of Mormon
70. The Book of Mormon - Setting: Salt Late City (2011, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 3,500 performances as of 8/7/19)


71. Allegiance - Setting: Heart Mountain Relocation Center (2015, Longacre Theatre, 111 performances)

Catch up on the first 65 musicals:

Part I: Northeast: HERE
Part II: Southeast: HERE
Part III: Midwest: HERE
Part IV: Southwest: HERE

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