Miami Beach the Musical Hits All the Right Notes
Miami Beach the Musical was not what we expected from a faith-based production, especially a Christian one, but the play includes everyone that made Miami Beach the iconic landscape that it is today, including Jews and the gays.
Directed by David Kingery, the musical presented about two semesters
worth of Miami Beach history in about two hours, and did it well. Using
songs composed by lyricist Doug Cureton and composer Andrew Sargent, the
cast took turns playing the different characters from the history of
Flying through almost a hundred years, the play took us through the Beach's "restricted" years (when Jews were not allowed in South Beach), the days of the Rat Pack, and up through the gay and Cuban invasions.
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