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  1. Hallelujah, Baby!, Bar Mitzvah Boy & More Set for York Theatre...Read the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with the 1968 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Hallelujah, Baby! with music by Jule Styne , lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green , and book by Arthur Laurents . Hallelujah, Baby! tells of Georgina, an African-American woman on her journey to ...

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  2. Theatre: Singin' in the Rain, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Four starsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... theatre speaks volumes about the power of all-singing, all dancing evergreens such as this, which retains both Betty Comden and Adolph Green's original screenplay and its accompanying songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. As it charts the move ...

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  3. Rain SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Eugene Weekly

    Musicals used to start on stage and then go to the big screen. But that's been changing lately, and one of the most prominent early screen-to-stage musicals was the 1952 film classic Singin' in the Rain , which creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green adapted into a stage musical three decades later.

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  4. 1765: Md. county repudiates British Stamp ActRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... after making a deathbed statement blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin. Death claimed Broadway librettist Betty Comden at age 89; jazz vocalist Anita O'Day at age 87; and French actor Philippe Noiret at age 76. Five years ago: Yemen's ...

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  5. History, musical comedy and 'As You Like It' for 2018 Davis Shakespeare FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

    ... on a 1932 play that became a film in 1934. The show has music by Cy Colman (1929-2004), with book and lyrics by Betty Comden (1917-2006) and Adolph Green (1914-2002). The story - described as part farce, part screwball comedy - involves a ...

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  6. What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 19, 2017: Hear 'The Marriage of Figaro' at Oklahoma City UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | NewsOK.com

    ... "The Bartered Bride" March 2-4, and "On the Town," with music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Tickets range from $14 to $28. Miller will present a free director's talk 45 minutes before today's show. Brandy ...

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  7. Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's NY Pops ConcertRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... music supervisor Georgia Stitt . The concert will include music by Carole King , Tracy Chapman , Dolly Parton , Betty Comden , Mary Rodgers , Jeanine Tesori and more. If you can snag a ticket for tonight you will hear some great music and also see ...

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  8. Deborah Grace Winer presents Baby, Dream Your Dream at Feinstein's/54 BelowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Marilyn Bergman. Dorothy Fields. Mary Rodgers. Jeanine Tesori. Betty Comden. Throughout theatre history, there have been a few bold pioneers-in-heels who crashed the boys' club, and wrote hit songs and shows like "On the Sunny Side of the Street," Sweet Charity, On the Town, "Witchcraft," Once Upon a Mattress, and so much more.

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  9. Singin' in the Rain' in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... movie musicals, was adapted for the stage in 1985 and is being presented by Broadway By the Bay. The story by Betty Comden and Adolph Green is set in Hollywood just as silent movies are being nudged out by the talkies. MaryTheresa Capriles, Chrissy ...

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  10. The Milburn Stone Theatre Splashes into October with Singin' in the RainRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lady has a speaking voice better suited for silence. Written by comedy legends-and original film screenwriters- Betty Comden and Adolf Green, and featuring the beloved songs by Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed , the stage version of Singin' in the ...

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  11. Warren Carlyle to Choreograph Jerome Robbins Tribute Ballet for NYCBRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... eight iconic scores written during Broadway's golden age by such artists as Leonard Bernstein , Jerry Bock , Betty Comden , Morton Gould , Adolph Green , Sheldon Harnick , Oscar Hammerstein II , Bob Merrill , Stephen Sondheim , Jule Styne , and ...

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  12. BWW Review: Singin' in the Rain Tap Happy Film Classic Delightfully ReimaginedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... IN THE RAIN on your calendar for a great evening of classic musical theatre. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green , Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed , Based on the Classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film by special ...

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  13. Singin' in the Rain Opens Next Month at Broadway By the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lady has a speaking voice better suited for silence. Written by comedy legends-and original film screenwriters- Betty Comden and Adolf Green, and featuring the beloved songs by Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed , the stage version of Singin' in the ...

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  14. Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce Singin' in the Rain Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for her. The "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green , from their original award-winning screenplay in Singin' in the Rain JR. Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue ...

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  15. Bullets Over Broadway, The Will Rogers Follies & Oliver! Set for Goodspeed in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Broadway

    ... extravaganza. The Will Rogers Follies features a book by Peter Stone, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Directed by Great White Way alum Don Stephenson, The Will Rogers Follies will run through June 21. Lionel Bart's ...

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  16. David Lutken Ropes Return to the Will Rogers Follies at Goodspeed in 2018; 3 Musicals AnnouncedRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Will Rogers Follies features Book by Peter Stone , Music Composed and Arranged by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green . Original New York production directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune . Inspired by the words of Will and ...

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  17. BWW Review: Bernstein on Broadway at Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... was in store. Before Kander and Ebb's song there was a show in 1944 called On The Town which featured lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green with its own "New York, New York." Max Clayton, Kevin Quillon and Anthony Wayne sang the roles of the three ...

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  18. More informationRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2017 | Austin Monthly

    ... this production is sure to a smile on your face and a spring in your step. With book by award winning writers Betty Comden and Adolf Green, lyrics by Arthur Freed, and music by Nacio Herb Brown, the joyous score features well-known songs like "Good ...

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  19. November 24: Iss. 47Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    In 1952, Betty Comden and Adolph Green scripted, and lyricist Arthur Freed and composer Nacio Herb Brown supplied the score to one of MGM's most beloved musicals, "Singing in the Rain." But the film was really a showcase for choreographer and co-director Gene Kelly , who danced and sang his way into American hearts and film history.

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  20. The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Peter Pan Jr. Opens This OctoberRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Morris (Moose) Charlap with additional music by Jule Styne , lyrics by Carolyn Leigh with additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green . The show was originally directed, choreographed and adapted by Jerome Robbins . "Peter Pan JR. is a story ...

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