Sweet Adeline (musical)

= Sweet Adeline (musical) =

"Sweet Adeline" is a Broadway musical with music by Jerome Kern, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and original Orchestration by Robert Russell Bennett. It opened at Hammerstein's Theatre on September 3, 1929, and closed March 22, 1930, after 234 performances.

Revival

"Sweet Adeline " was revived in 1997 as part of City Center's "Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert" (artistic director, Kathleen Marshall) with musical director Rob Fisher and the Coffee Club Orchestra. The revival was directed by Eric D. Schaeffer and choreographed by John DeLuca in a concert adaptation by Norman Allen.

It starred:

*Dorothy Loudon
*Tony Randall

*Patti Cohenour
*Stephen Bogardus

*Gary Beach
*Myra Carter
*Patrick Breen
*Hugh Panaro
*Jacquelyn Piro
*MacIntyre Dixon
*Kristi Lynes
*Steven Goldstein

And:

*Anne Allgood
*Vanessa Ayers
*Jamie Baer
*Chistopher Eaton Bailey
*Timothy Robert Blevins
*Timothy Breese
*Kira Burke
*Philip Chaffin
*Lisa Ericksen
*Peter Flynn
*John Halmi
*Marc Heller
*Damon Kirschenmann
*Shannon Lewis
*Robert Osborne
*Alet Oury
*Alexandre Proia
*Frank Ream
*Margaret Shafer
*Eric van Hoven

Casting was by Jay Binder; the scenic consultant, John Lee Beatty; apparel coordinator, Gregg Barnes; lighting by Howell Binkley and sound by Bruce Cameron. The production stage manager was Clayton Phillips; and musical coordinator, Seymour "Red" Press.

External links

* [http://www.ibdb.com/show.php?id=8452 Broadway Database entry]

* [http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F60B12FB3D5C14738DDDAD0894D1405B898EF1D3 NY Times review by Brooks Atkinson, September 4, 1929]

* [http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9F00E2D8153DE53ABC4F53DFB766838E629EDE NY Times film review by Andre Sennwald, January 7, 1935]

* [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B05E0DE103BF937A15756C0A963948260 NY Times review by John S. Wilson, May 24, 1985, of the Carnegie Hall and Town Hall Kern centennial]

* [http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10613FB3C5D127588DDA00A94DC405B878BF1D3 NY Times review by Robert Berkvist, April 29, 1977, of the Goodspeed Opera House revival]

* [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9404E3D7173AF932A35755C0A961958260 NY Times review by Ben Brantley, June 1, 1997, of the Encores! revival]

* [http://www.nycitycenter.org/content/stage/enc_prev.aspx New York City Center webpage for "Encores!" previous seasons]


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