‘Pajama Game’ lively in Reno

Cast of the national touring company of "The Pajama Game."

Cast of the national touring company of "The Pajama Game."

Modern musicals are dandy, but they are rarely as charming as Golden Age Broadway works. Like classic film, vintage musicals are a reminder of an earlier, less cynical age. Yet, when well-staged, they feel fresh and relevant thanks to live performance.

The national touring production of “The Pajama Game,” which opened a three-day run at Reno’s Pioneer Center Friday, is particularly well-staged. Everything from set changes to curtain drops are timed to perfection, and the musical numbers feature dazzling Mark Minnick choreography.

Click here for full review:  http://www.rgj.com/article/20090117/ENT/90117012&OAS_sitepage=news.rgj.com%2Fbreakingnews

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