How Now, Dow Jones

by  Max Shulman, Carolyn Leigh, Elmer Bernstein

Full Length Musical  /  12m, 9f


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Nominee! 1968 Tony Award for Best Musical
Nominee! 1968 Tony Award for Best Original Score

This musical comedy follows Kate, the voice of Dow Jones, whose fiance won't marry her until the Dow Jones Averages hit 1,000. Bribery, adultery, and neurotic Republicans abound in this madcap and timely tale set in the heart of Wall Street.

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    12m, 9f
  • Accolades

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    Tony, From Broadway

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This musical comedy follows Kate, the voice of Dow Jones, whose fiance won't marry her until the Dow Jones Averages hit 1,000. Bribery, adultery, and neurotic Republicans abound in this madcap and timely tale set in the heart of Wall Street.

The original Broadway production of How Now, Dow Jones opened on December 7, 1967 starring Tony Roberts, Marlyn Mason, and Brenda Vaccaro. The David Merrick production was directed by George Abbott, with choreography by Gillian Lynne (and an uncredited Michael Bennett). It played 220 performances and was nominated for six Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, winning one for co-star Hiram Sherman.

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Accolades

  • Nominee! 1968 Tony Award for Best Musical
    Nominee! 1968 Tony Award for Best Original Score

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  • Orchestra Size: Large

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12m, 9f
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1 Piano/conductor Score
25 Vocal Chorus Books
25 Libretti

1  Piano Conductor Score
1  Bass
1  Cello
1  Guitar
1  Harp
1  Percussion
1  Reed 1
1  Reed 2
1  Reed 3
1  Reed 4
1  Reed 5
1  Trombone 1
1  Trombone 2
1  Trombone 3
1  Trumpet 1 & 2
1  Trumpet 3
1  Violin
25 Vocal Chorus Books
25 Librettos


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Authors

Max Shulman

Max Shulman

Carolyn Leigh

Carolyn Leigh

Elmer Bernstein

Elmer Bernstein

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