From George Gershwins, ‘Someone to Watch Over Me' to Gloria
Gaynors, ‘I Will Survive' and from Aretha Franklins ‘R.E.S.P.E.C.T'
to Nancy Sinatras ‘These Boots Are Made for Walking', the
international hit musical Respect: A Musical Journey of Women
recounts the exciting story of women in the 20th century through
top 40 songs. The show will play at the Herberger Theater Center,
222 E. Monroe, from Wednesday, Dec. 22 through Sunday, Jan. 16,
2011. The show was created by Vanderbilt University professor Dr.
Dorothy Marcic based on her book, RESPECT: Women and Popular Music,
through which she analyzed all top 40 female song lyrics since
1900. The show includes hits like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Diamonds
Are A Girls Best Friend, Where The Boys Are, I Am Woman, At
Seventeen and dozens more right up to the present day. Performances
are Wednesdays at 2 and 7 p.m., Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays at 8
p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 and 5 p.m. Tickets
are $45 to $55 and available at the Herberger Theater Center Box
Office at (602) 252-8497 or online at www.herbergertheater.org.
Group discounts are available for 20 or more.