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Lerner Notes

Program Notes Camelot Based on the classic King Arthur legend, the original production of “Camelot” opened in December, 1960, at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway. Featured members of the cast included Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, and Robert Goulet. Goulet, in his first Broadway role, found his signature song in the show-stopper, “If Ever I Would …

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Lerner & Loewe

Lerner & Loewe Concert Program Lerner & Loewe Overture Selections from “Camelot” Camelot What Do The Simple Folk Do? If Ever I Would Leave You Selections from “Paint Your Wagon” I Talk To The Trees They Call The Wind Maria Another Autumn There’s A Coach Coming In I’m On My Way Selections from “Gigi” Say …

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Great Notes

Program Notes Overture to “Candide” Leonard Bernstein This operetta, based on Voltaire’s novella, with music composed by Leonard Bernstein, has seen a rather tumultuous existence in the nearly 60 years of its existence. Although Bernstein’s music was an instant success, the original libretto received a more lukewarm response, and the disastrous original Broadway production closed …

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Great Men of Music

Great Men of Music Concert Program Overture to “Candide” Music by Leonard Berstein The Unforgettable Nat Cole Arranged by Lee Norris A Trumpeter’s Lulllaby Music by Leroy Anderson Featuring Mark Baldin Duke Ellington Too Arranged by Lee Norris The Music of Billy Joel Arranged by Sonny Kompanek INTERMISSION Strike Up the Band Music by George …

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Disney Notes

Program Notes Mary Poppins Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman This classic musical film, centering on the titular nanny who brings magic into the lives of a dysfunctional family, was a major box office hit in 1964. It also earned a great deal of acclaim, including thirteen Academy Award nominations (winning five), still the …

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Tribute to Walt Disney

Tribute to Walt Disney Concert Program Disney Classics Overture Arranged by Bruce Healey Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah You Can Fly, You Can Fly, You Can Fly Chim Chim Cher-ee Step In Time Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo The Work Song A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes Mickey Mouse March It’s A Small World The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite Music …

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Broadway Notes

Program Notes The Producers Mel Brooks Mel Brooks was persuaded by producer David Geffen to revisit his classic comedy film about a scheme to produce a guaranteed Broadway flop, and bring the concept to Broadway as a musical. Although there were some changes in characterization and other plot details, the stage version remained fairly faithful …

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Broadway

Program Notes The Producers Mel Brooks was persuaded by producer David Geffen to revisit his classic comedy film about a scheme to produce a guaranteed Broadway flop, and bring the concept to Broadway as a musical. Although there were some changes in characterization… Continue Reading About The Producers… Fiddler on the Roof Originally opening in …

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