LaborPress

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin

‘On a Clear Day You Can See Forever’ Revival Has Its Bumps, But Wonderful Songs

On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever, at the Irish Repertory Theatre in Chelsea, is a revival of 1965 musical with music and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane. It gave us the standards “Hurry, It’s Lovely Up Here,” “What Did I Leave That I Don’t Have,” “Come Back to Me,” and the title song. It’s a story of hypnotism and reincarnation, but the orchestra in this production is not big enough to present the music in a manner that engrosses the audience.

Melissa Errico stars as Daisy Gamble, the reincarnation of a British lady of wealth named Melinda Wells, whose love interest in the past is Edward (John Cudia). Stephen Bogardus is a psychiatrist named Mark Bruckner, who hypnotizes Daisy when she’s trying to quit smoking—but she instead regresses to a past life. Mark falls in love with the lady of the past and then falls in love with the lady of the present.

This is a messy production due to its small size. But Errico excels in the musical numbers. She is the one reason to attend this show.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Join Our Newsletter Today