Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written by Richard Harris and based on a play also written by Harris. Minnelli plays the role ... See full summary »

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Vera
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Rose
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Mrs. Fraser
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Frank
Géza Kovács ...
Jerry
Raymond Rickman ...
Alan
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Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written by Richard Harris and based on a play also written by Harris. Minnelli plays the role of a has-been Broadway performer who gives tap lesson to a group of misfits who, through their dance classes, bond and realize what they can achieve. Written by Anonymous

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Your dreams are just a step away

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A scuola di ballo  »

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Carole Shelley was nominated for the 1987 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actress in a Musical for "Stepping Out" for her portrayal of Maxine. See more »

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Featured in Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli (2010) See more »

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Beyond the Blue Horizon
by Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting and W. Franke Harling
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Heartwarming, gently funny, well written, and wonderfully performed
17 January 1999 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Often incorrectly classified as a musical, "Stepping Out" is actually a delightful comedy-drama with an excellent ensemble cast. British playwright Richard Harris has Americanized his script and added more detailed plot developments for this film version. It's suitable for the whole family, and definitely worth renting (some night when you don't feel like "Stepping Out"). Everyone is bound to have a favorite in the cast, whether it's Liza herself, veteran actress Shelley Winters, comedian Bill Irwin, or "Ally McBeal's" Jane Krakowski. All turn in hilariously touching performances -- and yes, there is a song-and-dance number at the end, for all you Liza fans! Once you've watched, you'll want everyone to see "Stepping Out"!


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