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When an important merger meeting in Colorado coincides with the family's long-planned Hawaii vacation, Bob arbitrarily switches plans, rents a ghastly RV and cajoles his reluctant family into taking a road trip instead.
Offsetting the heartrending synergy between the leads are hilarious featured turns by Lynn Redgrave as Whale's primly disapproving Hungarian housekeeper and Jack Plotnick as a not-so-naive gay film student whom Whale cajoles into stripping for an interview.
If you take the best musical number of a Broadway show, add 42 boys and girls singing and dancing their brains out, that is a show choir,'' said teacher Gail Hart, who coaches, cajoles, encourages and glows with pride when her kids perform.