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The Best of Broadway
The Best of Broadway
Created by the best of the Broadway composers, lyricists and comedy skit writers.

Cast: flexible. A selection of the best songs and sketches from a number of Broadway revues. You'll find the work of Pulitzer Prize winners Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, who also wrote Fiddler on the Roof. There's a bright number by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams of Bye, Bye Birdie fame. The gifted comedy writer Mel Brooks contributed his wild comedy satire of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, a sketch generally regarded as the high point of the fabulously successful Broadway revue New Faces. Another marvelous sketch, often considered Auberbach's best, is A Song to Forget. (A musical performer told us that she's seen copies of this revue in several New York casting offices. Probably this is because there are so many gems in it that help performers display talent.) These pieces function beautifully together. The musical revue is sometimes neglected mainly because of the difficulty in finding good material. Here that problem is solved! Optional sets or w/curtains.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Musical
Catalog Code:  B04
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  119
Royalty:  Submit Application.
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  125 min.
Target Audience: Middle School | High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
ISBN (10): 0871299372
David Rogers, Broadway playwright who has written for television, opera and night clubs as well as authored five novels and many short stories, died June 5, 2013, in Westport, Conn. He was 85 years old. Of his six Broadway shows, he was best known for his 1981 Tony- nominated musical Charlie and Algernon, for which he wrote the book and ...More
Charles Strouse's first Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie (1960), won him a Tony award and the London Critics Best Foreign Musical award. In 1970, Applause, starring Lauren Bacall, achieved the same honors and his smash hit, Annie (1977), also won a Tony for Best Score as well as two Grammy awards. Some of his other musicals include All American;Golden Boy ...More
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