Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Larger-than-life production 'Mame' really fills a stage.(Arts & Culture)

Byline: David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer

* Musical Theatre Southwest presents musical at Popejoy

If Broadway musicals were measured for size, "Mame" would be an extra large. It easily fills a stage with its larger-than-life title character, with a cast of 35 and with its singing and dancing requirements.

"This is the biggest dance show that MTS has done in many, many years," said Bill Potenziani, the director of the Musical Theatre Southwest production of the show.

"We have 16 capable dancers who also sing well, and we are just so excited about this show because we've never had that many dancers on stage in a long time.

"It's a very old-fashioned musical in that way, with a lot of huge numbers for the dancers to do," he added. …

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