Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Escape to Margaritaville

I'm not a huge Jimmy Buffett fan, so when my friend Julius said he was in the Broadway musical "Escape to Margaritaville" I somewhat cringed.'s a Broadway show, and he was able to get me front row tickets. Can't bitch about that!

To say I was pleasantly surprised is an understatement. The music of Buffett was seamlessly woven into the fun tale of two couples who meet on a tropical island vacation and find their lives unexpectedly changed. Naturally it was awesome to see Julius perform!

That's a trite summary of a VERY fun show that has a few good messages but doesn't use a sledge hammer to hit you over the head with them.

Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff have the perfect chemistry as the romantic leads, and Luff's voice is phenomenal.

Eric Petersen and Lisa Howard play the second couple with just as much chemistry as their costars.

Will Lisa's character get to eat that cheeseburger in Paradise or will she go back to her fiancee at home who wants her to stay on a diet of carrot juice and a handful of seeds?

How many times do you get acknowledged with a wink from a Broadway cast member?

We got to go "backstage" after the show as Julius gave us a tour around.

I can't thank him enough for a fantastic evening and the red carpet treatment for me and my friends.

Get your tickets before it's too late; the show closes July 1:

See more "Escape to Margaritaville" photos at my main website..

1 comment:

Fifthrider said...

Nice. Looks like they were having a good time doing their performance, and the set design is what I want on my patio. Buffet isn't my "culture" but tiki is. Superb, even right down to the personal acknowledgment.