by Benny Green, Alan Strachan, Cole Porter, Cole Porter
Full Length Musical, Comedy / 5m, 5f
Here's a fresh musical about the King of Musicals, Cole Porter. Green and Strachan have cleverly put together most of Cole's hit tunes with a narration which tells the story of his life, from Yale to Paris to Manhattan to Broadway to Hollywood-- and, ultimately, back once again to Broadway.
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- Time Period: 1940s / WWII, 1930s
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
- Ensemble cast
There is no single narrator figure. The various passages of narration and the extracts from Calvin Tomkins and Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald are shared amongst the various members of the company.
Music Material Rental Packages
1 Piano/Conductor Act 1
1 Piano/Conductor Act 2
10 Vocal Chorus Books
1 Data Disc (14 slides designed for the original London production)
Reed 1 (Flute, Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone)
Reed 2 (Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone)