The entire production is a creamsicle designed to make you feel good. Period. The music is mostly jolly and occasionally poignant. Love is in the air and people believe in it’s power and it’s ability to change your life in a moment. The dancers and chorus evoke applause just by landing on the stage. The plot is of course predictable, but that is not why we are there – we are there to be taken on a journey. Specifically, Dolly’s journey that overflows into the lives of everyone she meets. Bernadette Peters understands that. Her response is to hoist the entire audience up on her diminutive shoulders and carry us to Heaven.
Dolly is finally home, where she belongs.Read More