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Chita Rivera

(b. 1933)

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Lee Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

Stage songwriters. Creators of some of the brightest Broadway scores of the 1960s, the duo possessed a vernacular for the American sound and slang of its era. Lee [Richard] Adams ...

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Liza Minnelli

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b. 1946), singer and actress.

The daughter of Vincente Minnelli and film star Judy Garland, she was born in Los Angeles and made her New York debut in a 1963 ...

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Martin Charnin

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1934– ).

Stage director and lyricist. A reputable Broadway lyricist, he directed several of his own and other's musicals. A native New Yorker and the son of an opera singer,...

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Meredith Willson

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

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(1902–84), composer, lyricist, and librettist.

Born in Mason City, Iowa, the noted conductor and musician performed for several seasons as a flutist in the...

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Mr. Wonderful

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

Premiered on Broadway in 1956, Mr. Wonderful was conceived by Jule Styne as a starring vehicle for Sammy Davis Jnr. Produced by Styne and George Gilbert with Lester Osterman Jnr. ...

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Nancy Dussault

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(1936– ).

Stage and television performer. A petite, blonde singer–dancer with an opera-ranged voice, she has had a busy Broadway career between originating and reviving musical...

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Once Upon a Brothers Grimm

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(CBS-TV 1977). Even at two hours, this complicated, large-scale musical about the famous storytelling brothers was overcrowded with characters and tales. Yet amid the confusion were...

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Phyllis Newman

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1933– ).

Stage and television performer. The attractive, dark-haired, energetic actress–singer has appeared on Broadway for over a period of fifty years, often playing lively,...

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Pippin

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Director and choreographer Bob Fosse was mainly responsible for bringing this Stuart Ostrow production to Broadway some five years after its conception. He also collaborated with librettist...

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Rink

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

Considered by many of the US critics to be simply a vehicle for the singing and dancing talents of Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli, The Rink made its debut at ...

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