Diamonds (musical)

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Diamonds
A new musical revue
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Music Gerard Alessandrini
Craig Carnelia
Cy Coleman
Larry Grossman
John Kander
Doug Katsaros
Alan Menken
Jonathan Sheffer
Lynn Udall
Albert Von Tilzer
Jim Wann
Lyrics Gerard Alessandrini
Howard Ashman
Craig Carnelia
Betty Comden
Fred Ebb
Ellen Fitzhugh
Adolph Green
Karl Kennett
Jack Norworth
Jim Wann
David Zippel
Book Bud Abbott
Ralph G. Allen
Roy Blount, Jr.
Richard Camp
Jerry L. Crawford
Lou Costello
Lee Eisenberg
Sean Kelly
Jim Wann
John Lahr
Arthur Masella
Harry Stein
John Weidman
Alan Zweibel
Productions 1984 Off Broadway

Diamonds is a musical revue about baseball. The book and music were created by many writers, composers, and lyricists. Among them were Roy Blount, Jr., and John Weidman (book), and Comden and Green, Howard Ashman, and Cy Coleman, music.

The musical ran Off Broadway at the Circle in the Square Downtown theater, beginning on December 16, 1984 and closing on March 31, 1985, after 122 performances. The production was directed by Broadway veteran Harold Prince. The cast included Loni Ackerman, Susan Bigelow, Jackée Harry, Scott Holmes, Dick Latessa, Dwayne Markee, Wade Raley, Larry Riley, Nestor Serrano and Chip Zien.

The musical won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Set Design, by Tony Straiges.

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