An All-Female Band Lets Sweet Charity Grab Destiny by the Bass

November 27, 2016

By Bethany Rickwald, TheaterMania
“All right ladies, here we go! One, two, three, four!” calls music director Georgia Stitt to her five-woman band at curtain up for each performance of the New Group’s Sweet Charity, starring Tony winner Sutton Foster. For patrons who somehow missed the orchestra as they march — glamorously costumed — to their perch above the stage, it’s one final pre-performance “hey, check us out” declaration. These are women who know how to claim their space. Read more here…