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“Respect” is an important show. It’s hilarious and has a talented cast of singers and actresses, and we think that no matter how smart you are or how much you know about women’s history, you’ll leave the theater knowing something new.

And you’ll also leave the theater proud to be a woman after witnessing years of incredible and talented women making history and overcoming obstacles. This inspiring of a show should not be missed.

Winners Announced for the 2022 Broadway World Central New York Awards

This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards were bigger and better than ever, including over 100 cities across America, Canada, Central and South America, Europe, and Asia!

Respect – A Musical Journey of Women is an inspiring, comedic must-see

Because “Respect” is much more than a musical, it’s the best and most hilarious educational lesson on women’s history you’ll ever take, and I suggest every woman go see it while they can.

Respect – A Musical Celebration of Women Herberger Theater Center

R-E-S-P-E-C-T is G-R-E-A-T F-U-N!

Regardless of your gender, if you enjoy music that tells a story and spans 100 years, then you’re gonna love RESPECT: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF WOMEN now through March 3 at the Herberger Theater Center.

Respect: A Musical Journey of Women at the Herberger Theater, Phoenix

Producers Phillip Rodger Roy and Dana Matthow, have teamed up with writer Dorothy Marcic and Director Bud Martin to take us on a ride through a glorious soundtrack about women over the last 100 years!

Theater Review: Respect is Terrific at TBPAC

Respect is wonderfully directed by Rick Criswell and Karla Hartley, who seem to have aimed at, and reached theatrical perfection; and the three-man combo of Michael Sebastian, keyboards, Joe Grady, bass, and Burt Rushing, drums, couldn’t be better.

Act II Gives Women the ‘Respect’ They’re Due

Respect is an upbeat frolic through musical history.

Respect: The Girl Em-Powered Musical

Fun costumes by Ivy Thaide, snazzy choreography by Lee Martino, and solid direction by Peter Loewy, along with spot-on music direction by Jim Vukovich, round out this upbeat, entertaining show.

Respect: The Girl Em-Powered Musical

Researched and written by Vanderbilt Professor and noted popular music authority, Dorothy Marcic, with relatable humor and a lot of spunk, we had a good ole’ time!

Respect: The Girl Em-Powered Musical

Just as women’s roles have evolved over the past century, so have the songs which they have sung changed with the times, a fact made melodically clear in Respect: The Girl Em-Powered Musical, a pizzazzy docu-musical just opened at the El Portal Forum Theatre.