Cagney, the Musical: Exclusive Interview with Robert Creighton

Made it Ma! Top of the World!
“Cagney” Interview with Star and Co-Author Robert Creighton

It would be no exaggeration to say that I was on ‘top of the world’ when I left the Westside Theatre in NYC after seeing the musical, Cagney. The show was exhilarating, and I walked out of the theater on cloud nine, smiling from ear to ear. What an all-around good time it was! And I will add here, that my ‘plus one’ was my mother, who is a Senior Citizen that takes her classic movies very seriously, and who was very worried that the cast was going to ‘botch things up’… Well, I am happy to report that, about 10 minutes into the show, my mother was elbowing me and whispering — wow, the actor who plays Cagney is GREAT!

So, there you have it… From mother and daughter, the reviews are in: thumbs up on the acting, thumbs up on the singing, thumbs up on the dancing, thumbs up on the music — and an exceptional thumbs up for the star and co-author of the show, Robert Creighton.

the company of Cagney the musical

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The Interview

That said, after the show, I decided that I just had to interview Robert, so I circled back around to the Cagney office to ask if Robert could squeeze in some time for us, and they made it happen. So a Big Thank You to Cagney, and to Robert Creighton who so graciously and generously spent some time chatting with us for this exclusive 20-minute YouTube interview.

Robert Creighton sits and chats with us before showtime :)

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So, for all my fellow classic movie friends and fans — if you’re ever in the NYC area, you can see the show at the Westside Theatre at 407 W 43rd Street. For more information, you can follow Cagney on Twitter at @CagneyMusical and Robert on Twitter  @RCreightonNYC.  Last but not least, you can buy tickets here at Telecharge.  Again, highly recommended…

But that’s not all… thanks to our friends at Cagney, we have a special coupon code offer for you. Use code CGLSP59 for 33% off tickets, valid for performances through January 8, 2017.

Cagney the Musical Coupon Code good through March 5, 2017

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Last but not least, you can buy the fabulous soundtrack (I loved the songs from the show) on amazon via this link:

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Hope you enjoyed the interview.

–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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One Response to Cagney, the Musical: Exclusive Interview with Robert Creighton

  1. Shelia says:

    Thanks for that great inside bit!! I can see why your Mom said it was a Winner!
    Now I wonder what Cagney himself would say?!?!?

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