More of Loesser

If you know “Baby It’s Cold Outside” or “Luck Be a Lady,” then you know Frank Loesser. As the musical genius behind some of Broadway’s most treasured musicals including “Guys and Dolls” and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer has delighted audiences for over 70 years with his impeccable wit and memorable melodies. Directed by Barry Day and starring Billy Stritch and Klea Blackhurst, “More of Loesser” presents some of Frank Loesser’s lesser known works including the composer’s collaboration with such musical legends as Hoagy Carmicheal and Burton Lane. Discover the side of Frank Loesser you never knew in this all-encompassing musical revue.

Devised by Barry Day, “More of Loesser” explores the life and art of one of the most celebrated Broadway composers of all time. From his time in the Air Force to his first Broadway composition, “Where’s Charley,” “More of Loesser” takes you through every facet of Frank Loesser’s career. With an incredible resume of over 700 composed tunes over his lifetime, there is always a new Loesser song to discover.

The musical revue stars the Grammy-winning composer and musical director Billy Stritch, whose performance in the Broadway revival of “42nd Street” earned him widespread critical acclaim. An incredible actor as well as a composer, Billy Stritch is joined by actress Klea Blackhurst. Blackhurst’s production “Everything the Traffic Will Allow,” a tribute to the great Ethel Merman, was named one of the top show albums of 2002 by Talkin’ Also starring in “More of Loesser” are the accomplished actor, pianist, and singer Eric Yves Garcia, as well as one of the top cabaret performers in New York City: Marissa Mulder.

More of Loesser combines all of the different periods of Frank Loesser’s career into a single night of showtunes, duets, and ballads. Performed by a talented cast of actors and musicians, this Frank Loesser revue show is a perfect opportunity to learn all there is to know about one of America’s most treasured composers. Whether you’re a Broadway fanatic or novice, “More of Loesser” will leave you whistling and humming your favorite tunes of the night.