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Happiest Girl in the World, The musical (1961)

The first show of the musical took place on April 1961. It has been staged not long, only four months without one & a half weeks. Closure came in June 1961.

This musical on Martin Beck Theatre’s stage gave 96 runs. Eight roles in this theatrical were acted by one person, C. Ritchard, including several major ones. Subsequently, vinyl recording of music was done by Columbia company.

The staging has the basis of the Greek mythology & the story of Aristophanes & his famous "Lysistrata" comedy, describing similar events. Drawing inspiration from Aristophanes’ legacy & out of the variety of myths of Greece of ancient times, F. Saidy & H. Mayers created own libretto. The music was originated by J. Offenbach.

In 1961, production has become nominated on Aw. Theatre World. B. Yarnell was awarded with it, playing a role of General Kinesias. In 1962, this spectacle was included in the short-list of Tonies (D. Krupska), but haven’t win any.
Release date: 1961
Last Update:March, 10th 2016

Happiest Girl in the World, The lyrics list

  1. Act 1
  2. Cheers for the Hero Lyrics   add
  3. The Glory That is Greece Lyrics   add
  4. The Happiest Girl in the World Lyrics   add
  5. The Greek Marine Lyrics   add
  6. Shall We Say Farewell Lyrics   add
  7. Never Be-Devil the Devil Lyrics   add
  8. Whatever They May Be Lyrics   add
  9. Eureka Lyrics   add
  10. The Oath Lyrics   add
  11. The Happiest Girl in the World (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  12. Diana's Transformation Lyrics   add
  13. Vive La Virtue! Lyrics   add
  14. Adrift on a Star Lyrics   add
  15. The Happiest Girl in the World (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  16. Act One Finale Lyrics   add
  17. Act 2
  18. That'll Be the Day Lyrics   add
  19. How Soon, Oh Moon? Lyrics   add
  20. Love-Sick Serenade Lyrics   add
  21. Five Minutes of Spring Lyrics   add
  22. The Greek Marine (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  23. Five Minutes of Spring (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  24. Never Trust a Virgin Lyrics   add
  25. Entrance of the Courtesans Lyrics   add
  26. The Pied Piper's Can-Can Lyrics   add
  27. Vive La Virtue! (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  28. Finale Lyrics   add
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