THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Nine-Time Tony Winner Tommy Tune Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
21 Nov 2012

 

Michael Bennett's brilliant choreography for the musical Coco at the Mark Hellinger Theatre 

 



"It occurs when Chanel invents the little back dress. Michael's choreographic design embodies the elegance and restraint of Chanel's classic garment itself. It would take an essay to describe how he did it, but it was the equivalent of a perfectly tailored black suit for a gentleman. Both Michael and Chanel's designs merged right there on that stage. Both are astonishingly and enduringly classic."