Happiest Girl in the World, The Musical Lyrics

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Happiest Girl in the World, The Lyrics

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

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

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