70, Girls, 70

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

Full Length Musical

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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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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Senior

Additional Info

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".

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Reviews

"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

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Performing Groups

  • Senior Theatre

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Production

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Medium

Song Samples

Old Folks
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Home
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Broadway, My Street
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The Caper
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Coffee in a Cardboard Cup
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You and I, Love
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Do We?
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Hit It, Lorraine!
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See the Light
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Boom Ditty Boom
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Believe
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Go Visit Your Grandmother
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70, Girls, 70
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The Elephant Song
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Yes
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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors

Resources

Rehearsal Resources

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Full Package

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

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Authors

David Thompson, Inc.

David Thompson, Inc.

Norman L. Martin

Norman L. Martin

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, Barbra Streisand, and Liza Minnelli made him a legend in the New York theatre community. Mr. Kander and Mr. ...

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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 b ...

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