Victory Canteen

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Victory Canteen
Music Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
Lyrics Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
Book Milt Larsen
Bobby Lauher
Productions 1971 Los Angeles

Victory Canteen is a musical comedy play with script by Milt Larsen and Bobby Lauher and song score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The play opened on January 27, 1971 at the Ivar Theatre and ran for seven months. The show featured Sherry Alberoni, Patty Andrews, Lorene Yarnell, Beverly Sanders, and Marsha Kramer, Patty Shayne, and Brian Avery. Also in the cast was Anson Williams as KNX Radio Entertainment Reporter Tom Hatten. The follow-spot operator was KFWB Traffic Reporter Doug Dunlap.

About the show[edit]

The show is a happy-go-lucky review of 1940s style music written by the Sherman Brothers. It was the set up for 1974's Broadway show Over Here! which also featured Patty Andrews as well as a song score by the Shermans.

Songs[edit]

  1. Victory Canteen
  2. Happy Tomorrows
  3. Loose Lips (Sink Ships)
  4. Va-Va-Va-Veee (For Victory)
  5. Axe The Axis Polka
  6. My Window Full Of Stars
  7. Doughnuts
  8. L-O-V-E (They Just Can't Ration)
  9. Hawks!
  10. Let's Go Native
  11. South Sea Island Rhapsody
  12. Lafayette, We're Here
  13. We Two (Someday)
  14. Smoke 'Em Up, Smoke 'Em Up, Smoke 'Em Up!

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