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Broadway and musical
The task of taking the raw material of Marcel Pagnol's original trio of French films about people of the waterfront in Marseilles and putting them again on the screen, after their passage through the Broadway musical idiom, was a delicate and perilous one, indeed.
There are times when one suspects that the songs that are dropped from musical shows before they reach Broadway may really be better than many of those that are left in.
Turning to the current musical season on Broadway, the most widely acclaimed of the new arrivals, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, has been transferred to an original cast album ( R. C. A. Victor LOC 1066 ; ;
Amateur dramatics is the performance of plays or musical theater, often to high standards, but lacking the budgets of professional West End or Broadway performances.
* 1968 – The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
Due to the large percussion section utilized in the Broadway musical West Side Story, composer Leonard Bernstein chose to utilize a string section without violas.
Since its original 1973 Broadway production, the musical has enjoyed professional productions in the West End, by opera companies, in a 2009 Broadway revival, and elsewhere, and it is a popular choice for regional groups.
In his review of the original 1973 Broadway production, Clive Barnes in the New York Times called the musical " heady, civilized, sophisticated and enchanting.
The concert was recorded by Columbia Records, preserving for the first time musical passages and numbers not included on the original Broadway cast recording.
A successful musical comedy adaptation of the strip opened on Broadway at the St. James Theater on November 15, 1956 and had a long run of 693 performances, followed by a nationwide tour.
A Funny Thing has enjoyed several Broadway and West End revivals and was made into a successful film starring the original lead of the musical, Zero Mostel.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum was made into a musical film in 1966, directed by Richard Lester, with Zero Mostel and Jack Gilford re-creating their Broadway stage roles, Leon Greene reprising his West End stage role and Phil Silvers starred in an expanded role as " Marcus Lycus ".
Andersson's next project was Mamma Mia !, a musical built around 24 of ABBA's songs, which has become a worldwide box-office blockbuster with versions in several languages currently being played in many countries, including the UK ( West End premiere in April 1999 ), Canada ( Toronto premiere in 2000 ), the USA ( Broadway premiere in 2001 ), and Sweden ( Swedish language premiere in 2005 ).
Andersson / Ulvaeus also won a Touring Broadway Award for the musical " Mamma Mia " ( best score ).
The musical is to be adapted for Broadway in 2012, retitled Chaplin – A Musical.
*" Class ", a song in the Broadway musical, Chicago
Caitlin Clarke ( May 3, 1952 – September 9, 2004 ) was an American theater and film actress best known for her role as Valerian in the 1981 fantasy film Dragonslayer and for her role as Charlotte Cardoza in the 1998 – 1999 Broadway musical Titanic.
In 1991 he performed on Broadway in the short-lived musical Nick and Nora ( based on the Thin Man film ) with Joanna Gleason, the daughter of Monty Hall.
He returned to Broadway in 2006 playing Signor Naccarelli in the six-time Tony award-winning Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza at Lincoln Center.
She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in regional productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2009.
Kane is known for her portrayal of the evil headmistress Madame Morrible in the Broadway musical Wicked, whom she played in various productions from 2005 to 2009.
* Company ( song ), the title song from the Broadway musical, Company
For the 1959 Broadway musical starring Andy Griffith, see Destry Rides Again ( musical ).

Broadway and Wedding
Tracy made his New York debut in October 1922, in a play called The Wedding Guests, and then his Broadway debut three months later playing a wordless robot in R. U. R.
In addition to JoAnne Worley, it starred a young Richard H. Blake, who would go on to become a familiar face on Broadway in such shows as The Wedding Singer, Saturday Night Fever, and Legally Blonde: The Musical.
For his screen adaptation of the play The Member of the Wedding ( 1952 ), Zinnemann chose the 26-year-old Julie Harris as the film's 12-year-old protagonist, although she had created the role on Broadway just as the two other leading actors, Ethel Waters and Brandon deWilde, had.
* In the Broadway musical The Wedding Singer ( based on the movie of the same name ), George orders a Pink Squirrel.
Harris's screen debut was in 1952, repeating her Broadway success as the monumentally lonely teenage girl Frankie in Carson McCullers ' The Member of the Wedding, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
He also played the part of Carlo Cannoli in Tony n ' Tina's Wedding, the longest running Off Broadway theatre comedy.
The movie plot is actually adapted from another Broadway musical, Wedding Bells, by Leonard Gershe.
He also wrote the music for the less remembered Broadway shows, Hold On to Your Hats ( 1940 ), Laffing Room Only ( 1944 ), and Carmelina ( 1979 ), the latter with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, who had also written lyrics to Lane's music for On a Clear Day and the film Royal Wedding ( 1951 ).
Thomas began his professional acting career as a Broadway actor, appearing in the 1974 revival production of Love for Love and in the 1975 revival of The Member of the Wedding.
At the Young Vic he directed A Servant To Two Masters ( national & international tour & West End ), As I Lay Dying, Twelfth Night, Blood Wedding, The Jungle Book, Grimm Tales (& international tour ), More Grimm Tales (& Broadway ), The Slab Boys Trilogy, Oedipus ; for the National Theatre: Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Billy Liar ( national tour ), Accidental Death of an Anarchist ( national tour ), Whale, Romeo and Juliet, The Villains Opera ; for the RSC: Midnight ’ s Children ( Barbican, national tour & Apollo Theatre, New York ), Love in a Wood, Tales from Ovid ( Young Vic ), The Comedy of Errors ( national / international tour & Young Vic ), Spring Awakening: for Kenneth Branagh ’ s Renaissance Theatre Company: Coriolanus ( with Branagh, Judi Dench, Richard Briers and Iain Glenn ) and Traveling Tales.
Broadway musical The Wedding Singer had its UK premiere at the theatre in 2008 and in December 2008 to March 2009 the theatre hosted a season of the UK tour of Mary Poppins, one of only 6 theatres in the country to accommodate the tour, both events further cementing the theatre's reputation as the flagship venue of the North of England.
Maroulis joined the cast of the Broadway musical The Wedding Singer in the role of Sammy, in September 2006.
Just a few of the major Broadway productions which featured PCS students included Annie Get Your Gun ," " Carousel ," " Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ," " The Children's Hour ," " The Innocents ," " The King and I ," " I Remember Mama ," " Life With Father ," " Member of the Wedding ," " South Pacific ," and " The Sound of Music.
* Michael Starobin " Short Piece " ( 1976 ); " V " ( 1979 ) for 9 guitars ; " Chase " ( 1987 ) for guitar and electronics ; " The Snoid Trucks Up Broadway " ( 1997 ); " Joshua Variations " ( 1992 ); " Four Stevens " ( 1992 ) for baritone and guitar ; " Wedding Song " ( 2005 ) for voice and guitar ; " Anniversary Song " for voice and guitar ( 2007 )
*" Beautiful Girl Montage " comprising " I Got a Feelin ' You're Foolin '" from Broadway Melody of 1936 ( 1935 ), " The Wedding of the Painted Doll " from The Broadway Melody ( 1929 ) and " Should I?
*" The Wedding of the Painted Doll "-Arthur Freed, Nacio Herb Brown, and Ensemble ( introduced by Jack Benny ) from The Songwriters Revue ( 1930 ) and The Broadway Melody ( 1929 )

Broadway and Singer
* Singer Building ( Liberty Street and Broadway )
Friendly with other expatriate American artists, he summered at Broadway, Worcestershire, England, where he painted and vacationed alongside John Singer Sargent at the home of Francis Davis Millet.
In 1900, the Singer company retained Ernest Flagg to build a 12-story loft building at Broadway and Prince Street in Lower Manhattan.
* Singer and Promoter Michael Londra was a lead singer with Riverdance on Broadway and regularly tours the U. S. with his own show.
The Singer Building or Singer Tower at Liberty Street and Broadway in Manhattan, was a 47-story office building completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Manufacturing Company.
Flagg had also designed the company's previous headquarters at 561 Broadway between Prince and Spring Streets – in what is now the SoHo neighborhood – which was referred to as the " Little Singer Building " after the new building was erected.
* The Little Singer Building ( 561 Broadway )
In November 1879, she made her first appearance on Broadway at Tony Pastor's Casino Theater, billed as " an English Ballad Singer.
* Annamary Dickey-Actress / Singer: portrayed Anna Leonowens opposite Yul Brynner in the original Broadway production of The King and I when Constance Carpenter left the role.
Originally a busy stagecoach stop on the route from Worcester to London, Broadway became home to artists and writers including Elgar, John Singer Sargent, J. M. Barrie, Vaughan Williams, William Morris and Mary Anderson.
In 1925, he emerged as one of the most popular leading men on Broadway with the starring role in the stage production of The Jazz Singer.
Films shown in roadshow format before 1953 included silent epics such as The Birth of a Nation ( 1915 ), Intolerance ( 1916 ), The Covered Wagon ( 1923 ), The Hunchback of Notre Dame ( 1923 ), The Ten Commandments ( 1923 ), Ben-Hur ( 1925 ), The Big Parade ( 1925 ), and other films such as The Phantom of the Opera ( 1925 ), the first Oscar winner Wings ( 1927 ), the very first feature length part-talkie The Jazz Singer ( 1927 ), the silent film Chicago ( 1927 ) ( based on the play that inspired the Kander and Ebb Broadway musical and Oscar-winning film ), Show Boat ( 1929 ) ( a part-talkie based not on the 1927 stage musical but on Edna Ferber's original novel from which the musical was adapted ), The Desert Song ( 1929 ), Rio Rita ( also 1929 ), Cecil B. DeMille's The Sign of the Cross ( 1932 ), the all-star Oscar winning Grand Hotel ( 1932 ), the Oscar-winning biopic The Great Ziegfeld ( 1936 ), the classic films Lost Horizon ( 1937 ), Gone with the Wind ( 1939 ), Fantasia ( 1940 ), For Whom the Bell Tolls ( 1943 ) and The Song of Bernadette ( 1943 ), the wartime tear-jerker Since You Went Away ( 1944 ), Samuel Goldwyn's Oscar-winning postwar epic The Best Years of Our Lives ( 1946 ), the flamboyant Western Duel in the Sun ( also 1946 ), and the biopic Joan of Arc starring Ingrid Bergman ( 1948 ), as well as some other DeMille epics, such as Samson and Delilah ( 1949 ).
Along with Henry James, Edwin Abbey, John Singer Sargent and others, he frequently visited Broadway.
* This episode draws heavily from Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer and the Broadway musical Gypsy.
The operations of Klaw & Erlanger produced dozens of Broadway shows during the first three decades of the 20th century, including Dracula, Ben-Hur, and The Jazz Singer.
First, the public had tired of the flood of movie musicals that began as a slow trickle with The Jazz Singer in late 1927 and rapidly became a torrent after the success of The Broadway Melody in early 1929.
* the City Investing Building, a 26-story skyscraper built near to the Singer Tower, 56 Cortland Street, between Broadway and Church Street ( 1906 – 08 ; razed 1968 )

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