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Lady Be Good

Posted on November 30, 2022

On this day in 1925, the musical comedy Lady, Be Good opened here at the Colonial! Starring the brother-and-sister dance team Fred and Adele Astaire, the show presents the entangled love story the two siblings each go through, revealing a whole host of hidden love and secrets. The show included George and Ira Gershwin's now iconic song “Fascinating Rhythm.”