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Diamonds - Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy

Diamonds

Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, Fred Ebb, John Kander, Jim Wann, Adolph Green, Betty Comden

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Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy

7m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573681042

"Holy cow! A baseball show that scores!" - The New York Daily News

"You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy Diamonds. The good natured celebration of the American national pastime aims to please all comers and scores handily in the pr…

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Musical Revue / Cabaret

Comedy

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Unit Set/Multiple Settings

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From Off-Broadway

Broadway director Hal Prince ventured Off Broadway with this engaging show about the national pastime. The All Star lineup of composers and lyricists includes Betty Comden, Adolph Green, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Howard Ashman, Craig Carnelia, Alan Menken, Jim Wann and many others. Comic songs and ballads are interspersed with fast paced sketches to create a montage of all that is baseball.
"Holy cow! A baseball show that scores!" - The New York Daily News

"You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy Diamonds. The good natured celebration of the American national pastime aims to please all comers and scores handily in the process." - Christian Science Monitor

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CASTING

7m, 3f

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SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Large

Piano/Conductor Score
Synthesizer
Guitar/Banjo
Percussion
9 Vocal/Chorus Books
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

Jim Wann

Jim Wann, lead songwriter for Pump Boys, is a composer-lyricist-performer whose off-Broadway collaborations include Diamond Studs, King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, and The People Vs. Mona. Music, events, and more at jimwann.com. view full profile

Adolph Green

Adolph Green

Adolph Green and Betty Comden (respectively, born December 2, 1915, Bronx, New York—died October 23, 2002, Manhattan, New York; born May 3, 1917, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died November 23, 2006, Manhattan, New York;) were an American musical-comedy team who wrote scripts—and often the lyrics—for many Broadway shows and Hollywood film musicals. They were paired together longer than any other ... view full profile

Betty Comden

Betty Comden

Betty Comden and Adolph Green (respectively, born May 3, 1917, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died November 23, 2006, Manhattan, New York; born December 2, 1915, Bronx, New York—died October 23, 2002, Manhattan, New York) were an American musical-comedy team who wrote scripts—and often the lyrics—for many Broadway shows and Hollywood film musicals. They were paired together longer than any other writing ... view full profile

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