To commemorate Kander & Ebb’s 50th anniversary of opening night on Broadway, Feinstein’s/54 Below presented one of musical theater’s most romantic scores, The Happy Time. Broadway veteran, and original cast member, Tony Award winner Michael Rupert, to the audience back to 1968 to rediscover one of the greatest scores from one of Broadway’s most accomplished teams, Tony Award winners John Kander and Fred Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret).
The Happy Time features such great songs as “I Don’t Remember You,” “Walking Among My Yesterdays,” “A Certain Girl,” and many more!
The Happy Time follows Jacques, a world-roving photographer, as he returns to his French-Canadian village hoping to recover the happy time of his childhood. His nephew, fascinated by his uncle’s world, proposes to drop out of school and become his assistant. When Jacques is confronted with this new responsibility, he begins to question his own life choices.
Directed by Michael Rupert with musical director Eugene Gwozdz, the show featured Iris Beaumier
Mary Callanan, Catherine Deluce, Alex Dorf, Asher Dubin
Debbie Gravitte, Will Hutcheson
Janet Metz, Lethabo Mofomme, Paris Alexander Nesbitt, Nic Rouleau
AJ Shively, Cecellia Ticktin
The Happy Time: Feinstein’s/54 Below, 254 West 54th St. Closed