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Oliver Musical Lyrics

Oliver Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Prologue / Overture
  3. Food, Glorius Food
  4. Oliver
  5. I Shall Scream
  6. Boy for Sale
  7. That's Your Funeral
  8. Coffin Music
  9. Where Is Love?
  10. Consider Yourself
  11. You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two
  12. It's a Fine Life
  13. I'd Do Anything
  14. Be Back Soon
  15. Capture of Oliver / Robbery
  16. Act 2
  17. Oom-Pah-Pah
  18. My Name
  19. As Long as He Needs Me
  20. Where is Love (reprise)
  21. Who Will Buy?
  22. It's a Fine Life (reprise)
  23. Reviewing the Situation
  24. Oliver (Reprise)
  25. As Long as He Needs Me (Reprise)
  26. London Bridge / Chase / Death of Bill Sikes
  27. Reviewing the Situation (Reprise)
  28. Finale

Oliver description

The author of the musical – L. Bart. Premiere was held in June 1960 at London's New Theatre. In January 1970, the musical was removed from the display. It survived through 2618 performances. Director – P. Coe, choreographer – M. Clare. The spectacular involved: K. Hamshere, R. Moody, G. Brown, M. Horsey, B. Humphries, D. Sewell. In 1962 in the USA has started the tour. The Broadway show was held from January 1963 to November 1964 at the Imperial & Shubert Theatres. It ran for 774 appearances. Director was P. Coe. The musical had cast: G. Brown, J. Call, C. Revill, W. Goddard, H. Jackman, B. Humphries, D. Jones, G. Lumb, D. Sewell & B. Prochnik. In 1965, at the Martin Beck Theatre, it was directed again by P. Coe. It survived for 64 performances. In the show were involved: V. Stiles, R. Ramsay, M. K. Wedge, J. Baio, D. Chianese, A. Crofoot, D. Sewell, B. Nossen & D. Protero.

In 1977 on the stage of London's Albery Theatre, there was a demonstration of the original production. It has been in the theater for 2 years. In 1983, the musical was shown in Aldwych Theatre, Directed by P. Coe. The histrionics had such cast: R. Moody, J. Marks, L. Haft, M. Johnson, P. Bayliss, G. Toone, A. Pearson & D. Garlick. In 1984, the London version took place on Broadway in the Mark Hellinger Theater. In 1994 and in 2009 it was in London Palladium (Directed by Sam Mendes – the guy who shoot American Beauty with Kevin Spacey & Mena Suvari and the latter has not been remarkable since this role) and the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (directors – R. Goold & M. Bourne). In 2011, began British tour performances. It lasted 2 years. The play was nominated for several awards and won some: Outer Critics Circle, Tony, Laurence Olivier, Gold Mask.

In 2002-2004, it was in the Australian tour and saw the Melbourne’s & Sydney’s audiences. This play was also shown in Singapore. The tour had cast: J. Waters, T. Carroll, S. Wagstaff, S. Bastoni, M. Orr, K. Joyce, M. Waters & T. Matthews. In 2003, began the North American national tour. It lasted almost 2 years. In October 2008, began another American tour. It was completed in March 2009. The tour director was C. Philips. At the beginning of the 1990s, this production was for the first time held in Estonia. In 2003, Estonia saw the re-run with such cast: A. Tommingas & E. Samuel. In Israel, show was in 1966 & 2008. In December 2010, it went in Netherlands & Belgian Antwerp. In 2011 – in Syrian Damascus. In 2012 – in Dubai, UAE.
Release date: 1960
Last Update:June, 25th 2016

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