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TAP YOUR TROUBLES AWAY – Broadway Songs About Dancing from Cohan to Chorus Line


Steve RossJoin Steve Ross for informative and fun cabaret evening. 

Broadway musicals have been singing about dancing since the form first appeared in the late 1890’s. This all singing, non-dancing (for the most part) program will include songs that describe the dances such The Lambeth Walk, Begin the Beguine and Can-Can as well as sampling of the great songs whose lyrics refer to dancing like “Shall We Dance” (The King and I) and “I Could Have Danced All Night” (My Fair Lady) and “Dancing In the Dark” (The Bandwagon).