Full Length Musical, Drama / 17m, 4f
A rousing musical play adapted from Clifford Odets' classic drama.
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- Nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1965.
"A knockout, not only for the whirling excitement of its action but for the powerful punch in its comment." - The New York Times
"Mr. Strouse's music is still in your head when you wake up the next morning, and you feel the urgent need to go buy a recording of 'Golden Boy.' Musical aficionados are always looking to fall in love with an unfamiliar show; this production provides a genuinely golden opportunity to fall hard." - The New York Times, Read More
"From the dazzling opening, 'Workout,' to the acerbic 'Don't Forget 127th Street,' the tour de force 'Can't You See It?,' and the haunting 'I Want to Be With You,' the Charles Strouse music and Lee Adams lyrics packed a punch.'" - Backstage
- Mild Adult Themes
- Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
- Time Period: 1930s
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Orchestra Size: Large
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
Music Material Rental Packages
1 Piano/Conductor Score
21 Chorus Books
Trumpet 1 & 2
Violin ABC (3 Books)
Golden Boy was first presented on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre in September of 1964.