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70, Girls, 70 - Full Length Musical

70, Girls, 70

Fred Ebb, John Kander, David Thompson, Norman L. Martin

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Full Length Musical

ISBN: DIG0000000062

Book by David Thompson and Norman L. Martin
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play Breath of Spring by Peter Coke, adapted by Joe Masteroff

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"A disarming tribute to age [which] never permits you to wax sentimental over the jaunty members of the stage's considerably more mature set." - The New York Post

"Unlike its two predecessors in the same genre, No, No, Nanette

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Description

Full Length Musical

TARGET AUDIENCE

Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Senior Theatre

Based on the play Breath of Spring by Peter Coke, adapted by Joe Masteroff

A group of senior citizens resort to shoplifting in order to save their retirement home from the wrecking ball...with hilarious results. The tuneful score includes "Coffee in A Cardboard Cup", "Go Visit Your Grandmother" and "Yes".

"A disarming tribute to age [which] never permits you to wax sentimental over the jaunty members of the stage's considerably more mature set." - The New York Post

"Unlike its two predecessors in the same genre, No, No, Nanette and Follies, 70, Girls, 70 is not founded on nostalgia." - The Wall Street Journal

Characters

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Parts for Senior Actors

Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Medium

1 Piano/Conductor Score
25 Vocal Chorus Books
25 Libretti

Reed 1
Reed 2
Reed 3
Trumpet
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Trombone 3
Percussion(2 Books)
Guitar
Bass
Song Samples

Old Folks

Home

Broadway, My Street

The Caper

Coffee in a Cardboard Cup

You and I, Love

Do We?

Hit It, Lorraine!

See the Light

Boom Ditty Boom

Believe

Go Visit Your Grandmother

70, Girls, 70

The Elephant Song

Yes

Author(s)
Fred Ebb

Fred Ebb

Fred Ebb (1928 – 2004) won Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Achievement Awards for his work as a writer, director and composer. His collaborations with John Kander, Bob Fosse, Judy Garland, Barbara Streisand and Liza Minnelli made him a legend in the New York theater community. Mr. Kander and Mr.Ebb wrote and made famous the city’s unofficial theme song “New York, New York.” ... view full profile

John Kander

John Kander

John Harold Kander was born on March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri to Harold and Berenice (Aaron) Kander. He was exposed to music at an early age. Kander believed that a bout of tuberculosis as a baby, which had kept him isolated from other people, had actually helped him develop his sense of sound. At age six he began taking piano lessons from a woman in the neighborhood. Kander spent many ... view full profile

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