Even the soberest of theater-goer can surrender all hope, for there is no resisting the wildly addictive music and lyrics of Mack & Mabel, the 1974 Broadway also-ran, featuring a tough dose of booze and pills, that launches the 2020 New York City Center’s Encores! series. Jerry Herman’s inspired score, injected with sparkly classics and lesser known gems alike, is here in glorious health,... Read more
Mack and Mabel
New York City Center kicks off its 2020 Encores! season with Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart's Mack and Mabel.
Performances take place on New York City Center's Mainstage.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Follow the dramatic, romantic entanglements of silent movie pioneer Mack Sennett and his comedienne-muse Mabel Normand. Mack discovers Mabel and makes her a star. Affection grows between the two but creative differences send Mabel into the arms of another. Relive Herman’s timeless score which includes the beloved ballads, “Time Heals Everything” and “I Won’t Send Roses.”