Diamonds

by  Jim Wann, Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, Fred Ebb, John Kander, Adolph Green, Betty Comden

Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy  /  7m, 3f

"Holy cow! A baseball show that scores!" - The New York Daily News

"You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy Diamonds. The good natured celebration of the American national pastime aims to please all comers and scores handily in the pr…

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    7m, 3f
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Broadway director Hal Prince ventured Off Broadway with this engaging show about the national pastime. The All Star lineup of composers and lyricists includes Betty Comden, Adolph Green, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Howard Ashman, Craig Carnelia, Alan Menken, Jim Wann and many others. Comic songs and ballads are interspersed with fast paced sketches to create a montage of all that is baseball.
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"Holy cow! A baseball show that scores!" - The New York Daily News

"You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy Diamonds. The good natured celebration of the American national pastime aims to please all comers and scores handily in the process." - Christian Science Monitor

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  • Orchestra Size: Large

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Authors

Jim Wann

Jim Wann, lead songwriter for Pump Boys, is a composer-lyricist-performer whose off-Broadway collaborations include Diamond Studs, King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, and The People Vs. Mona. Music, events, and more at jimwann.com.

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Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman

Alan Menken

Alan Menken

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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Adolph Green

Adolph Green and Betty Comden (respectively, born December 2, 1915, Bronx, New York—died October 23, 2002, Manhattan, New York; born May 3, 1917, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died November 23, 2006, Manhattan, New York;) were an American musical-comedy team who wrote scripts—and often the lyrics—for many B ...

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Betty Comden

Betty Comden and Adolph Green (respectively, born May 3, 1917, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died November 23, 2006, Manhattan, New York; born December 2, 1915, Bronx, New York—died October 23, 2002, Manhattan, New York) were an American musical-comedy team who wrote scripts—and often the lyrics—for many Br ...

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