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State Fair (Vocal Selections) - Full Length Musical

State Fair (Vocal Selections)

Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers

Full Length Musical

ISBN: 9780881881165

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 
Book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli 
Based on the screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II and the Novel by Phil Stong

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$14.95
: Vocal Selections

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Description

USA Today says of State Fair, "This may be what the Golden Age of Broadway was really about " Our deluxe revised Vocal Selections features 11 beloved songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein, a biography, plot synopsis, history of the show and photos

Includes:
It Might as Well Be Spring
It's a Grand Night for Singing
Our State Fair
You Never Had It So Good

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"The stage State Fair is a grand night for singing…funny, melodious, rousing entertainment!" — David Finkle, The Huffington Post

"A sparklingly witty book and lush R&H songs - the crowd-pleasing charms of [STATE FAIR] are considerable and compelling." — Variety

"A toe-tappable, knee-slappable package that carries a wealth of charm!" — Hollywood Reporter

"Perfection...Just pin that blue ribbon on the theater marquee." — Chicago Sun Times

"This may be what the golden age of Broadway was really about." — USA Today

"A pure delight...Sweeter and more fun than cotton candy." — Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
In 1945, the world premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein's movie musical STATE FAIR was presented at the Paramount Theatre, Des Moines, Iowa.
Characters
Abel Frake - a farmer
Gus - the Frake's hired man
Margy Frake - the Frake's faughter
Melissa Frake - Abel's wife
Wayne Frake - the Frake's son
Dave Miller - the local storekeeper
Eleanor - Wayne's girlfriend
Harry - Margy's boyfriend
The Fair Announcer
The Hoop-La Barker
Emily Arden
The Astounding Stralenko
Vivian - a cooch dancer
Jeanne - a cooch dancer
Pat Gilbert - a newspaper reporter
Charlie - a newspaper photographer
Lem - a farmer
Clay - a farmer
Hank Munson - a farmer
The Chief of Police
Violet - his daughter
The Fairtones
Judge Heppenstahl
Mrs. Edwin Metcalf of Pottsville
2 Roustabouts
Barkers, Vendors, Judges and Fairgoers
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