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Of Thee I Sing musical (1931)

Music for the play composed by G. Gershwin. Lyrics – I. Gershwin. The script was written by George S. Kaufman, in collaboration with M. Ryskind. The premiere on Broadway was held in Dec. 1931. In October of the next year, the histrionics moved another venue. The final performance was held in January 1933 after 441 exhibitions. Director was George S. Kaufman, choreographer – G. Hale. The spectacular had such cast: W. Gaxton, G. Brinkley, L. Moran, G. Murphy, V. Moore, J. O'Dea, D. Clements, F. Ames & R. Riggs. From May to June 1933, the musical was held at the Imperial Theatre stage & stayed there for 32 performances with such cast: W. Gaxton, A. Sothern & B. Allen among others. From May to July 1952, production took place on Broadway at Ziegfeld Theatre.

In 1990, the play was revived & presented in NY by G. & S. Players. In 1996, it was shown at London's Barbican Centre. In May 2006, it took place in Center Encores, directed by J. Rando, choreographed by R. Skinner. In the musical were such cast: V. Garber, J. Mays & J. L. Thompson. In July 2015, histrionics was shown on the stage of London's Royal Festival Hall. The performance included: H. Waddingham, H. Fraser & T. Edden. In September 2015, the play was presented in Concert Hall in Sydney’s Opera House. Broadway production won Pulitzer Prize.
Release date: 1931
Last Update:June, 25th 2016

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