The Shedd Institute’s Musical Theatre Training Academy presents its 3rd semi-annual Revue, this edition being dedicated to the fabulous songs from the mid-1930s RKO Radio Pictures films featuring the legendary Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. They did 9 films for RKO--including such classics as Roberta, Swing Time, Top Hat, Follow The Fleet, and Shall We Dance--all with wonderful scores by songwriting greats Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, and Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields.
Two shows (at 4:30 and 8:30 pm), cabaret seating, bar open throughout each performance in the Tykeson Lobby.
(1933) Flying Down to Rio
Words by Gus Kahn, Edward Eliscu - Music by Vincent Youmans
|Featured composers, lyricists, creators|
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Edward Eliscu, 1902-1998Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975George Gershwin, 1898-1937Ira Gershwin, 1896-1983
Gus Kahn, 1886-1941
Jerome Kern, 1885-1945
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Vincent Youmans, 1898-1946