About This Show

“You coax the blues right out of the horn – MAME!”

An eccentric socialite in the Roaring ’20s finds her madcap Manhattan lifestyle turned upside down when she is appointed guardian of her orphaned nephew. Auntie Mame takes him on one whirlwind adventure after another, proving that “life is a banquet.” With a rogue’s gallery of memorable characters – plus hilarious encounters with proper society – Mame has touched the hearts and tickled the funnybones of audiences everywhere. The irresistible score includes the title song, “If He Walked Into My Life” and “We Need A Little Christmas.”

Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis and the play Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Dee Hoty stars in the title role. David Armstrong directs.

Rating: PG for mild language

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: February 14, 2008 Final Performance: March 2, 2008

Theatermania Review

| | February 15, 2008
Dee Hoty gives a warm performance in Fifth Avenue Theatre’s opulent and energetic production of Jerry Herman’s classic musical.

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