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Redhead musical (1959)

The play was originally written especially for a Canadian actress & singer B. Lillie. The authors were H. & D. Fields. The idea came to them after visiting Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. Herbert died soon after they started their work. The work on the book was continued by S. Sheldon & D. Shaw, who changed in for the other actress – G. Verdon. She has already become successful on Broadway by the time she has been invited to play in the performance.

A. Hague & D. Fields created music & lyrics for the spectacle. B. Fosse was chosen to be a director for the first time in his career. He was also a choreographer for the production. Broadway premier took place at 46th Street Theatre in 1959. The displays lasted for a year & 452 performances were shown to the public. R. Ter-Arutunian was responsible for production design of the staging & J. Rosenthal made lighting design. The original cast included G. Verdon & R. Kiley.

In 1959, the musical was nominated for seven Tony Awards. It obtained five of them, including one for the Best Musical. When the Broadway displays were closed, there was a tour across the USA. It began at Shubert Theatre in 1960. In 1981, the spectacle was also presented at Costa Mesa Playhouse. In 1998, there was another revival, made by 42nd Street Moon group. The same year, the performance was opened at Goodspeed Opera House. For this version, C. Ashley became a director. The following actors took part in the production: V. Wright, T. Warmen, M. Cooper & C. Morley. The latest concert performances were in Hollywood in 2015.
Release date: 1959
Last Update:July, 12th 2016

Redhead lyrics list

  1. Overture Lyrics   add
  2. The Simpson Sisters Lyrics   add
  3. The Right Finger of My Left Hand Lyrics   add
  4. Just For Once Lyrics   add
  5. I Feel Merely Marvelous Lyrics   add
  6. The Uncle Sam Rag Lyrics   add
  7. Erbie Fitch's Twitch Lyrics   add
  8. She's Not Enough Woman for Me Lyrics   add
  9. Behave Yourself Lyrics   add
  10. Look Who's in Love Lyrics   add
  11. My Girl Is Just Enough Woman for Me Lyrics   add
  12. Dream Dance (Essie's Vision) Lyrics   add
  13. Two Faces in the Dark Lyrics   add
  14. I'm Back in Circulation Lyrics   add
  15. We Loves Ya, Jimey Lyrics   add
  16. Pick-Pocket Tango Lyrics   add
  17. I'll Try Lyrics   add
  18. Chase and Finale Lyrics   add
  19. The Right Finger of My Left Hand Lyrics
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