A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green

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A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green
1977 Recording
Music Leonard Bernstein
Jule Styne
André Previn
Saul Chaplin
Roger Edens
Lyrics Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Book Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Basis Songs of Comden and Green
Productions 1958 Broadway
1977 Broadway revival

A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green is a musical revue with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne, André Previn, Saul Chaplin, and Roger Edens.

The performance was composed of material written by Comden and Green for stage shows, films, and their former comedy troupe The Revuers.

Produced by the Theatre Guild, the original Broadway production opened on December 23, 1958, at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 82 performances. It won the Obie Award for Best Musical [1]. An original cast recording was released by Angel Records [2].

After four previews, a revival opened on February 10, 1977, at the Morosco Theatre, where it remained for six weeks before transferring to the Little Theatre to complete its 92-performance run. The duo then took the show on tour; a revival cast album recorded live at the Arena Theatre in Washington, D.C. was released by DRG [3].

Songs and sketches[edit]

  • I Said Good Morning
  • Movie Ads
  • The Reader's Digest
  • The Screenwriters
  • The Banshee Sisters
  • Baroness Bazooka
  • New York, New York
  • Lonely Town
  • Lucky to be Me
  • Some Other Time
  • I Get Carried Away
  • The French Lesson
  • If You Hadn't, But You Did
  • Catch Our Act at the Met
  • One Hundred Easy Ways to Lose a Man
  • Ohio
  • Wrong Note Rag
  • A Quiet Girl
  • Oh My Mysterious Lady
  • Captain Hook's Waltz
  • Never Never Land
  • Inspiration
  • Just in Time
  • The Party's Over
  • Capital Gains
  • Make Someone Happy
  • The Lost Word
  • Simplified Language

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