The title of Liam Forde’s offering at Stage 72—”A Fleet Phantasmagoria!”—is a bit much and a little precious, isn’t it? Well, the show, itself, is a lot much and very precious—with both adjectives now used in their most plauditory sense:much signifying the prodigious amount of artistic creativity on display;precious in that the musical numbers go from gem to gem, with only a few flawed stones.
About the Author
Sherry Eaker has been the producer of the annual Bistro Awards since the awards’ inception in 1985. She is the former editor of "Back Stage" and, during her 30-year run, produced panel discussions and workshop events on an ongoing basis, including the programming for Back Stage’s annual Actorfest. She compiled and edited four editions of the "Back Stage Handbook for Performing Artists," and compiled and edited "The Cabaret Artists Handbook." She is a member of the National Theatre Conference and the American Theatre Critics Association (and produced eight of ATCA’s New York weekend conferences). She is an advisor to the boards of both the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition.