By Robert Simonson
31 Jan 2005
"The Eyes Are the First Thing to Go takes a comic look at middle-age, from ticking biological clocks and radical life changes to Empty Nest Syndrome and a trip to the proctologist," according to past production notes. "The Eyes also explores the more delicate issues of identity and of aging parents. Songs include 'Late Night Chat,' 'Am I Anyone Now?,' 'Weekend Warriors' and 'I Quit!'"
The revue has book, music and lyrics by veteran Broadway performers Jim and Bob Walton. Together, the brothers' writing credits include Double Trouble (A Musical Tour de Farce) and the musical cabaret My Brother's Keeper.
Waldrop also directed and provided book and lyrics for When Pigs Fly.