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Betty Buckley

(b. 1947)

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Amanda McBroom

Amanda McBroom  

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B. 9 August 1946, Burbank, California, USA. The daughter of film actor David Brian, Amanda McBroom, initially, was eager to pursue a career as a songwriter and this ambition received ...
Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia  

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B. c.1953, Bricktown, New Jersey, USA, d. 19 November 2002, California, USA. Interested in singing from early childhood, Garcia learned his chosen trade, and gained a substantial following, working ...
Audrey Lavine

Audrey Lavine  

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B. Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. Lavine studied classical music, graduating from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a degree in opera. Throughout the 70s and 80s, she played ...
Baker's Wife

Baker's Wife  

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With a book by Joseph Stein based on the 1938 movie La Femme De Boulanger, by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono, and a score by Stephen Schwartz, The Baker’s Wife ...
Cats

Cats  

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Hit international musical based on the poems of T. S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats) with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, choreography by Gillian Lynne, and direction by Trevor Nunn. It ...
Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige  

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(b. Barnet, Herts, 5 March 1948)Actress and singer. She made her first appearance out of London in The Roar of the Greasepaint … The Smell of the Crowd (1964) ...
Gypsy

Gypsy  

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Based on stripper Gypsy Rose Lee’s autobiography, this legendary show opened at the Broadway Theatre in New York on 21 May 1959. Arthur Laurents ’ book follows Rose (Ethel Merman) ...
Hair

Hair  

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After 1, 742 performances on Broadway of Hair (1968), and even more in London, where the run was terminated only because the roof of the theatre caved in, it was ...
I'm Getting My Act Together And Taking It On The Road

I'm Getting My Act Together And Taking It On The Road  

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Produced by Joseph Papp at his New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theatre, the launch pad for several successful musical productions through the years, including A Chorus Line, this show opened ...
Kenny Werner

Kenny Werner  

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B. 19 November 1951, New York City, New York, USA. Werner began playing piano as a small child and at the age of 11 appeared on television. He studied classical ...
A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music  

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Eng. trans. of Mozart's title Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Also title of Amer. musical (1973) by Stephen Sondheim.
Mystery of Edwin Drood

Mystery of Edwin Drood  

In this innovative musical which was ‘suggested by the unfinished novel of the same name by Charles Dickens’, a newcomer to Broadway, the author and songwriter Rupert Holmes, invited the ...
Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises  

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(1968),a musical comedy by Neil Simon (book), Burt Bacharach (music), Hal David (lyrics). [Shubert Theatre, 1,281 perf.] Chuck Baxter (Jerry Orbach) is a young executive who is willing to ...
Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard  

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Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-awaited musical adaptation of Billy Wilder’s classic black-and-white film that starred Gloria Swanson and William Holden, finally surmounted a host of technical ...
Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity  

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Director-choreographer Bob Fosse’s 1969 screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical was heavily criticized at the time of release in 1969, for its over-use of gimmicky cinematic trickery and the ...
Triumph Of Love

Triumph Of Love  

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With the mighty Les Misérables heading relentlessly towards its 5, 000th performance at the Imperial Theatre on New York’s West 45th Street, this chamber-size farcical romantic musical comedy opened ...

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