Home Movies (musical)

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Home Movies
Music Al Carmines
Lyrics Rosalyn Drexler
Book Rosalyn Drexler
Productions 1964 Off-Off-Broadway
Awards 1964 Obie Award

Home Movies is a one-act musical written by Rosalyn Drexler, with lyrics by Drexler and music by Al Carmines. The musical ran Off-Off-Broadway in 1964 and won the Obie Award, Distinguished Plays and Best Music.[1][2]


Home Movies ran from March 20, 1964 until March 30, 1964 at Al Carmines' Judson Poets' Theater, located at Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village.[3] The outrageously bawdy spoof also ran in 1964 for 72 performances at the Off-Broadway Provincetown Playhouse.[4] The cast included Al Carmines as Father Shenanigan, Sudie Bond as Vivienne, Fred Herko as Peter Peterouter, and Barbara Ann Teer as Violet.[2] The show was produced by actor Orson Bean.[4][2]


  1. ^ "Obies, 1964 Award Winners", VillageVoice.com, accessed July 4, 2012
  2. ^ a b c " Home Movies/Softly Consider the Nearness Listing" Internet Off-Broadway Database Listing, accessed July 4, 2012
  3. ^ Tallmer, Jerry. "Obituries.Al Carmines, 69, creative genius of Judson Church", thevillager.com, Volume 75, Number 13 | August 17 - 23, 2005
  4. ^ a b "Plays Produced in the Provincetown Playhouse in 1960s Chronological", ProvincetownPlayhouse.com, accessed July 4, 2012

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