Goodtime Charley

by  Sidney Michaels, Hal Hackady, Larry Grossman

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  15m, 7f

"Grossman's melodic, toe tapping score...[and] Hackaday's witty, intelligent, often moving lyrics make Goodtime Charley a special musical that did not deserve to be lost." - Rossmoor News

"Charming and touching...It is great fun, …

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    15m, 7f

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Rave reviews greeted the recent 42nd Street Moon Theatre's reworked revival of this Tony Award nominee that originally starred Joel Grey as Charles, the Dauphin, bastard son of Queen Isabella of Bavaria and a dissolute ne'er do well. This so-called "Goodtime Charley" meets his match in the Maid of Orleans, Joan of Arc. With her prodding and inspiration, "Goodtime Charley", grows from a fun-loving woman-chaser into Charles the VII, King of France encouraged by Joan who follows her "voices" to a greater fate as martyr and Saint.
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"Grossman's melodic, toe tapping score...[and] Hackaday's witty, intelligent, often moving lyrics make Goodtime Charley a special musical that did not deserve to be lost." - Rossmoor News

"Charming and touching...It is great fun, with seductive, stirring melodies and smart lyrics." - Marin Independent Journal

"Elegant." - Wall Street Journal

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  • Orchestra Size: Large

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15m, 7f
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23 Piano/Conductor Scores

Reed I (Flute, Piccolo, Alto Flute, Soprano Recorder)
Reed II (Eb & Bb Clarinets, Flute, Bass Clarinet)
Reed III (Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet)
Reed IV (Oboe, Clarinet, English Horn)
Reed V (Bassoon, Flute, Clarinet)
Trumpets I & II
Horn
Trombone I
Trombone II
Trombone III
Percussion I & II (2 books)
Violins A, B & C (3 books)
Celli A & B (2 books)
Guitar
Bass
Harp

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Sidney Michaels

Sidney Michaels

Hal Hackady

Hal Hackady

Larry Grossman

Larry Grossman

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