Attention, guys! I know most of you are not fans of musical theater,
but “Damn Yankees” is a musical that you and your special lady will
enjoy. The best part, you don’t have to fly to Broadway to see it
because it’s playing at the beautiful Glendale Centre Theatre.
The comedic musical revolves around one fan’s attempt to save his
baseball team from those “Damn” Yankees, and he makes a deal with the
devilish Mr. Applegate to accomplish his goal. Applegate is played to
perfection by Danny Michaels and the audience is drawn into his
The story moves along briskly with numerous musical numbers, and
Orlando Alexander’s choreography adds just the right amount of
showmanship to keep everyone entertained.
There are many great performances in “Damn Yankees” and Craig
Mitchell’s performance as Smokey really stands out. Keep an eye out
for this guy.
Desiree Bafagula’s sexy and saucy take on the character Lola had
the entire male audience steaming in their seats but I had to keep it
cool because I was on a date.
Even if you are not a fan of baseball, “Damn Yankees” is a winner
and I recommend this show.