REVIEW: Close Call: Call Me Madam at Encores! (for Parterre Box)

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Carmen Cusack in Call Me Madam at Encores! Musicals in Concert

In 1995, Encores! Musicals in Concert programmed Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam as the first show of their second season. Nearly 25 years later, they brought it back to honor the 75th birthday of their home theater, New York City Center. 

In many respects, this revival shows how far the company has come. What was then an endearingly makeshift concert staging is now essentially a full-scale production. Dance numbers with elaborate choreography, once unimaginable in the short rehearsal period, have become a regular feature…

Read this review in full at Parterre Box.

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