“Dames at Sea” opening on broadway! Today is opening day for “Dames at Sea.” This show first opened in 1966 off-off-broadway at the Caffe Cino in Greenwich Village. The off-broadway production began in 1968 at the Bouwerie Lane Theater and ran for 575 performances. That production starred Bernadette Peters. This beaming musical is being produced nearly 50 years after the original production.
This toe-tapping musical stars 6 principals who all have a handful of talents. Popular songs include “Star Tar” , “That Mister Man of Mine”, “Good Times Are Here to Stay”, and many, many more! This musical is a sendup of popular 1930’s musicals like “Gold Digger.” This show is also tap-intensive. Producers thought that this show will be perfect for the Helen Hayes theater.
“Dames at Sea” is a fun and corny musical fit for a great Saturday afternoon! This beloved musical revival will be cherished by all as it amazes audiences over it’s Broadway run. Get ready to make a trip to NYC to see this astonishing musical revival.
Cast members include Eloise Kropp, Mara Davi, Lesli Margherita, Danny Gardner, John Bolton, and Cary Tedder. This musical is wonderful with its 6 leading principles. Lesli’s credits include “Matilda the Musical” and more! Mara Davi is excited to come out of the chorus and into a leading role. Her Broadway debut was “A Chorus Line” in 2006, followed by “The Drowsy Chaperone”, and “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.” Eloise’s credits include many other glorious things including tap lessons since she was eight.
This 30’s style musical is a nutty comedy that is sure to be on your must-see list. All of the brilliant cornball dialogue just leaves you in complete awe. If you ever find yourself to be in New York City, “Dames at Sea” is truly a show to see! “Dames at Sea” is currently playing at the Helen Hayes Theater, 240 West 44th Street, Manhattan, New York.