Friday, June 28, 2013

42nd Street, The Musical

42nd Street
The Musical

Highlights of New York
It's a street!  It's a movie!  It's a Tony-winning revival of music you love to hear and dancing you love to watch!  It's 42nd Street, at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

unused, bought in 2011

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42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. The show was produced in London in 1984 (winning the Olivier Award for Best Musical) and its 2001 Broadway revival won the Tony for Best Revival.

Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

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