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70, Girls, 70 is a Broadway musical based on a book by Norman L. Martin and Fred Ebb, adapted for the theatrical play by Joe Masteroff with lyrics by Ebb too. Music for the play is composed by John Kander. The original idea of the play revolves around Breath of Spring, a play by Peter Coke from 1958. The whole story of the musical is based on larcenous old folk group who are into stealing furs from New York City stores and reselling them in order to buy Upper West Side retirement hotel, which is about to get sold to some developers. If you wish to attend this entertainingly unique play on stage near you, cheap 70 Girls 70 tickets deals are now available.

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70, Girls, 70 the musical was first staged at Broadway in April of 1971 at Broadhurst Theatre. There, it ran for around thirty five performances as well as nine previews. The original Broadway cast was made up of Lillian Roth, Lillian Hayman, Mildred Natwick and Hans Conried. For the role in the musical, Natwick managed to win “Best Actress in a Musical” Tony Award. For some time, David Burns, a famous Broadway actor was also included in the cast until he left as during one of the performances he collapsed onstage because of heart attack at Philadelphia’s Forrest Theatre. He died shortly afterwards.

The initial 70, Girls, 70 production was carried out under the supervision of Stanley Prager and was under the direction of Paul Aaron. The lightning for the show was given by Robert Randolph and costumes were designed by Jane Greenwood. Vocal arrangements and musical direction were by Oscar Kosarin and orchestrations were by Don Walker. The show’s choreographer was Onna White and dance music was produced by Dorothea Freitage. The initial production was taken well by the critics and audience, however it didn’t grab attention on a level it deserved. The 70, Girls, 70 musical was taken to West End and staged in June of 1991 at Vaudeville Theatre. It ran for two months straight. The show under the direction of Paul Kerryson was a success on the London stage. The show starred Pip Hinton, Dora Bryan and Joan Savage. The musical was produced upon a revised book and featured some new songs.

The 70, Girls, 70 West End production was staged on a set with a five musician band present. The scores were reorchestrated under supervision of Julian Kelly. This new take on the musical attracted larger number of audiences and later on a concert version was also staged at New York City Center in the series called The Encores! This concert version was conducted by Paul Gemignani under directions of Kathleen Marshall. The show starred Bob Dishy, Olympia Dukakis, George S. Irving, Charlotte Rae, Anita Gillette and Carleton Carpenter. The concert take on the musical score of the play was a refreshing idea.

The play Breath of Spring has also been adapted into a British film named Make Mine Mink. Ebb and Kander had collaborated before in successful plays such as Zorba, Cabaret and The Happy Time, hence the refreshing take on the book as yet another of their idea is what the public looked forward to and received well. Although initially performances didn’t run for long periods of time and it might not be ranked among the most selling musicals of its time, the show is still ranked among the most enjoyable musicals of all time. The unique story is filled with drama, emotion and a strong plot. Now the latest production of this classical musical has been produced and will be staged in your very own town for which you can book 70, Girls, 70 tickets as well.

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