Tuesday, April 10, 2018

"The Bridges of Madison County"

The Bridges of Madison County
Marsha Norman (Book); Jason Robert Brown (Music & Lyrics)
Based on the Novel by Robert James Waller

Rob Robertson & Joan Hess
Anyone coming to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s The Bridges of Madison County fearing the evening could drip with sappiness certainly left thinking anything but.  The soaring score with haunting melodies that linger long after final curtain call combines with a director, creative team, and cast who together weave a story that captures and holds full attention the entire two hours, forty minutes (with intermission), stirring many, sometimes conflicting emotions that are deeply felt and long remembered.

For my full review, please proceed to Talkin' Broadway:  https://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/regional/sanjose/sj119.html.

Rating: 5 E

The Bridges of Madison County continues through April 29, 2018 in production by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View.  Tickets are available online at http://www.theatreworks.org/box-office/ or by calling 650-463-1960, Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday, Noon – 6 p.m.

Photo Credits: Kevin Berne

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