Composers of Musicals
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Regarded as Webber’s only real flop. He rewrote and renamed it "By Jeeves" (1996).
A combination of “Variations” and “Tell Me On A Sunday”
Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe
Based on the Billy Wilder film
Lyrics by Don Black. The musical is one act long and was produced as a one-hour BBC television special in 1980. Later it was combined with "Variations" in the musical "Song and Dance".
Premiered at National Theatre in Washington DC. Based on the 1961 film of the same name.
Produced the single hit “Shakalaka Baby”
Tony Nomination for Best Original Score
Opened and closed on the same day. One critic described it as “a genuine turkey”.
Re: a 16th Century Irish pirate
Libretto by DuBose Heyward, and lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Dorothy Heyward. Based on Heyward's novel Porgy.
Based on Edna Ferber’s “Saratoga Trunk”
Opened at the Martin Beck Theater in New York
Originally presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company
Story about Hollywood director Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand
Includes “Mack the Knife”
A legendary Broadway flop
Additional music by Martin Charnin. Based on the 1954 film by Frederico Fellini
Daughter of Richard Rodgers
Received Tony Award for Best Musical
Adaptation of “Miracle on 34th Street”
Based on Dumas’ novel “La Dame aux Camélias”
Received mixed reactions from the critics
Their first musical written for television
The first mostly-Asian cast on Broadway.
Based on John Steinbeck’s novel “Cannery Row”
An adventure at the Iowa State Fair. First made into a 1945 film, then remade in 1962 before being produced for Broadway in 1996.
Featured “My Funny Valentine”
Featured “Falling in Love with Love”
Featured It Never Entered My Mind”
In the movie version, Joey became a singer (Frank Sinatra), in the original play he was a dancer
First performed in Daly’s Theatre in London. Additional music by Lionel Monckton.
Featured “Taking A Chance on Love”
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