Barry Manilow's Copacabana, which opened June 15 at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, is based on Manilow's hit song "Copacabana." The show's plot involves a songwriter working on a composition about the Copacabana. He dreams up Lola, a girl from the Midwest who wants to be a star. In addition to the bright lights, big city of New York, Lola's exploits take her to Havana, where she encounters lusty pirates and "pirattes."
Costume designer David Woolard says he watched many 1940s movie