REVIEW: Winged Defeat: I Married An Angel at Encores (for Parterre Box)

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I Married an Angel at Encores! Musicals in Concert. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

For me, two angels made this frankly disappointing evening worthwhile. First, there’s Hans Spialek, the original orchestrator, whose work—resurrected here after many decades—is as gorgeously diaphanous and bubbly as anyone could want.

The second is Guest Music Director Rob Fisher, who conducted the uneven score with the loving expertise he brings every time we’re lucky enough to have him at the podium. In this, Fisher was, of course, immeasurably supported by the Encores! Orchestra (here, literally a Band of Angels).

From overture, to entr’acte, to dance interludes, to curtain call/exit music—when these two angels were front-and-center, it was magical.

And then there was the rest of I Married an Angel

Read the full review at Parterre Box.

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