Tuesday To-Do: 'The Pajama Game' | Rock Candy

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Tuesday To-Do: 'The Pajama Game'

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‘THE PAJAMA GAME'
7:30 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall. $15-$42.

 It's an unlikely premise for an award-winning musical. In the heat of the anti-unionist McCarthy era, the workers of the Sleep Tite pajama factory demand a seven and a half cent raise to keep up with other garment workers' pay. Sid, the new superintendent of the factory pushes himself and the workers hard to prove he's worthy to the new owner, but when Babe, a representative from the factory's union grievance committee, makes a visit, she brings out the softer side in Sid. I've not seen the musical, but something tells me you can expect more dance numbers than union wrangling. “Pajama Game” is scored by Broadway legends Richard Adler and Jerry Ross and choreographed by Bob Fosse, Celebrity Attractions presents this revival through Thursday.

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