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Ben Franklin in Paris Musical Lyrics

Ben Franklin in Paris description

Sidney Michaels wrote the libretto and lyrics, and the music was done by Mark Sandrich, Jr. together with Jerry Herman. Michael Kidd had directed the Broadway production, which dates back to October 1964, which was able to hold 215 plays in Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. You can evaluate the success of a play as slightly below average.

Team: O. Smith (designer and decorator), Motley (costume designer), J. Brown (illuminator), D. Pippin (sound engineer, arranger), P. J. Lang (Conductor), R. Adams (dance executive).

Cast: R. Preston, R. Gardner, U. Sallert, L. Zeldis, A. Matthews, S. Watson, R. Russel, S. Greene, E. Roll, F. Kiser, G. Ramos, J. Schaefer, S. Roveta, A. Falco, E. Graf, O. Clark, J. Elliot, A. Bartow, M. Charles, C. Fearl, D. Ball, R. LePage, J. Keatts, B. Webster, C. Parks, R. Schwinn, A. Maye, B. Kaliban, H. Harris, M. Crawford, J. Taliaferro, B. Bossert, S. Getz, L. Jones, J. Fletcher, S. France, H. Mazzini & K. Andrews.

Author of libretto was nominated for a Tony Award, but unfortunately, he did not get one. The album was recorded by Capitol Records.

The resurrection of the musical took place only one time for a couple of months – at the end of 2008 and it was not raised any time since then.
Release date: 1964
Last Update:December, 09th 2015


Ben Franklin in Paris Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture Lyrics 
  3. We Sail The Seas Lyrics 
  4. I Invented Myself Lyrics 
  5. Too Charming Lyrics 
  6. Whatever Became Of Old Temple? Lyrics 
  7. Half The Battle Lyrics 
  8. A Balloon Is Ascending Lyrics 
  9. To Be Alone With You Lyrics
  10. You're In Paris Lyrics 
  11. How Laughable It Is Lyrics
  12. Hic Haec Hoc Lyrics 
  13. God Bless The Human Elbow Lyrics 
  14. Act 2
  15. When I Dance WIth The Person I Love Lyrics 
  16. Diane Is Lyrics 
  17. Look For Small Pleasures Lyrics
  18. I Love The Ladies Lyrics 
  19. Finale (To Be Alone with You) Lyrics 

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