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The Will Rogers follies

Cy Coleman

The Will Rogers follies

a life in revue

by Cy Coleman

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Published by Warner Bros. Publications in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Excerpts,
  • Vocal scores with piano,
  • Musicals

  • Edition Notes

    Musical comedy excerpts; arr. for voice and piano, with chord symbols.

    Statement[music by Cy Coleman ; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green] ; vocal selections
    ContributionsComden, Betty, lyricist, Green, Adolph, lyricist
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1508
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 vocal score (78 p.)
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26908506M
    LC Control Number92768756
    OCLC/WorldCa25122437


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As the only book dealing with Will Rogers on the stage, this volume fills an important gap in the life story of the humorist. Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies recreates an exciting era when audiences laughed at the homespun humor of this legendary national figure-one of the most popular and influential Americans of the twentieth century/5(2).

The Will Rogers Follies A Life In Revue. Shake hands with the heartwarming humorist who spun a rope, poked fun at headlines and never met a man he didn’t like.

The rags-to-riches story of America’s beloved stage, screen and radio star bursts to life as a Ziegfeld Follies-style extravaganza.

Check out The Will Rogers Follies (Original Broadway Cast Recording) by Original Broadway Cast of The Will Rogers Follies on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on (39). Will Rogers and Florenz Ziegfeld are two magic names in show business. Today Rogers is considered America’s most beloved humorist, while Ziegfeld is recognized as the most flamboyant impresario in the history of the American musical theatre.

Rogers was one of Ziegfeld’s greatest comedy stars, performing in six editions of the Follies from to   The Will Rogers Follies (book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Cy Coleman) premiered on Broadway in. Upcoming The Will Rogers Follies Events Schedule & Tour Dates To check out all upcoming The Will Rogers Follies events schedule in your area and to book The Will Rogers Follies tickets, please feel free to give us a call today at () or contact us directly.

Our dedicated customer reps work round the clock to help you search upon. Review/Theater; The 2 Personalities of 'Will Rogers Follies' is the real drama of "The Will Rogers Follies," the most disjointed musical of this or any other season.

the book wins and "The. The Will Rogers Follies (Original, Musical, Broadway) opened in New York City May 1, and played through Sep 5,   Patrick Holt's costumes shine in "The Will Rogers Follies" at Pioneer Theatre Company. David M. Lutken (Will Rogers) with Michael Biren, Borris York, Brad Frenette, and Aaron Burr in Goodspeed Musicals’ “The Will Rogers Follies,” playing through June 21 at The Goodspeed.

"The Will Rogers Follies is a show about Will Rogers — a unique American, who, though he died inremains a beloved figure remembered for his humor, his wisdom, and his just plain common sense. At the heart of his populist philosophy was his most famous statement: “I never met a man I didn't like.” Rogers became the biggest, most popular, and highest paid star of every existing.

Production History. Original Broadway cast of The Will Rogers Follies. Photo by Martha Swope. THE WRITERS. THE ORIGINAL CAST. With a book by. Original Broadway cast recording of the musical by Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green (book by Peter Stone), which tells the story of the humorist and Ziegfeld Follies star -- "a life in revue."Directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune, it won the Tony Award for Best disc, the show's charm comes across, especially when star Keith Carradine is before a microphone.9/ The character of Will Rogers narrates his life story through a series of spectacular Ziegfeld Follies production numbers which come to life with Ziegfeld Girls, Ziegfeld's Favorite, wranglers, and a roper.

The story concerns a reunion in a crumbling Broadway theatre, scheduled for demolition, of the past performers of the "Weismann's Follies", a musical revue (based on the Ziegfeld Follies), that played in that theatre between the World focuses on two couples, Buddy and Sally Durant Plummer and Benjamin and Phyllis Rogers Stone, who are attending the : James Goldman.

The Rogers children–Ben Stone-Zelman, Riley Briggs, Brendan Reilly Harris, and Nathan Horne were great, as was Ziegfeld’s favorite, Brooke Lacy. The ensemble and the orchestra were also both superb. All said, The Will Rogers Follies is sensational, especially for its dance numbers, costumes, and David M.

Lutken in the title role. The Will Rogers Follies, first produced inis revisited today with enthusiasm by a skillful group of actors and an ingenious and resourceful production team at the Goodspeed.

The result is a zippy show, one which sometimes accelerates and is always warmhearted. “The Will Rogers Follies”, with book by Peter Stone, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, takes the form of a showbiz story with theatre clichés firmly in place.

It concentrates primarily on Rogers’ success as a vaudeville rope act with the Ziegfeld Follies detailing his relationship with his wife and children. Get this from a library.

Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies. [Will Rogers; Arthur Frank Wertheim] -- Contains selections from his writings between andincluding the complete Roger-isms, the cowboy philosopher on Prohibition, the cowboy philosopher on the Peace Conference, and the.

The Will Rogers Follies: Vocal Selections Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Piano/Vocal/Chords Book Item: VF $Category: Shows & Movies.

Will Rogers backstage with the “Ziegfeld Follies” cast. Image courtesy of Will Rogers Memorial Museum. The quote, one of his most famous, appeared first in Author: Carey Reed. "The Manly Wisdom of Will Rogers". "Friars Club Bible of Jokes, Pokes, Roasts, and Toasts".

Book by Nina Colman, p. visits to the Follies era, both the recently-closed, "Follies," and the current "The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue," offer distinctly different perspectives on this early part of the. century entertainment.

"Follies," with its extraordinary music. and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and its dark trenchant book by James. The Will Rogers Follies ( - ) Book by Peter Stone MusicalOriginal. My One And Only ( - ) Book by Peter Stone Story and book by Peter Stone; MusicalOriginal.

The Will Rogers Follies ( - ) Book by Peter Stone; MusicalOriginal. Peter Stone, the Tony Award-winning librettist who wrote the books of the Broadway musicals Titanic, My One and Only, Sugar, The Will Rogers Follies anddied Apat a Manhattan Born: Listen to your favorite songs from The Will Rogers Follies (Original Broadway Cast Recording) by Original Broadway Cast of The Will Rogers Follies Now.

Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now. LCU Theatre presents The Will Rogers Follies, a Life in Review Book by Peter Stone, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Original New York Production Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Tune, Inspired by the words of Will and Betty Rogers Presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

The Will Rogers Follies, starring Keith Carradine, focused on Rogers's performances as a headliner of the Ziegfield Follies. The show won several Tony Awards, including for best musical, best Born: Directed by Walter C.

Miller. With Keith Carradine, Dee Hoty, Roxane Barlow, Bonnie Brackney. A filmed version of the Broadway musical focusing on the life of Will Rogers/10(1).

This Follies as a whole is droll, charming, diverting, even thoughtful. That’s entertainment. The Will Rogers Follies runs through Jan. 31 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, E. Indiantown Road in Jupiter.

Performances at p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2. The Will Rogers Follies: A Life In Revue ( Original Broadway Cast) [CD] Coleman, Cy; Will Rogers Follies (Performer); Comden, Betty (Performer); Green.

Will Rogers, American entertainer, radio personality, film actor, and writer who was famous for his pithy and homespun humor and social commentary.

He appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies and in such films as They Had to See Paris, A Connecticut Yankee, State Fair, Steamboat ’Round the Bend, and In. The Will Rogers Follies. Book by Peter Stone Music Composed and Arranged by Cy Coleman Lyrics by Betty Comden Lyrics by Adolph Green; Full Length Musical, Comedy; 9M, 4F, 1M or F; ISBN: TW "The Will Rogers Follies is a show about Will Rogers.

Will Rogers was a unique American who, though he died inremains a beloved figure remembered for his humor, his wisdom, and his just plain.

The Will Rogers Follies is a show about Will Rogers — an unique American, who, though he died inremains a beloved figure remembered for his humor, his wisdom, and his just plain common sense. At the heart of his populist philosophy was his most famous statement: “I never met a man I didn’t [ ]. A musical, “The Will Rogers Follies,” chronicles the life of the amazing entertainer, humorist and author and keeps his memory alive by introducing him to new audiences.

The Will Rogers Institute, which provides funding for research on pulmonary diseases, was established as a fitting memorial to the man who loved all human beings.

The Will Rogers Follies is a musical with a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman. It focuses on the life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers, using as a backdrop the Ziegfeld Follies, which he often headlined, and describes every episode in his life in the form of a big production : Keith Carradine.

Production: The Will Rogers Follies Theater: The Goodspeed Music by: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Betty Comden and Adolph Green Book by: Peter Stone Director: Don Stephenson “Yippee Yi O – Yippee Yi O Ki Yay!” It’s Will Rogers and he’s at the Opera House.

The Will Rogers Follies is a show about Will Rogers - an unique American, who, though he died inremains a beloved figure remembered for his humor, his wisdom, and his just plain common sense. “The Will Rogers Follies” sure does create a hankerin’ for the good ol’ days.

But they’re not the same good old days that the show’s creators had in mind. Will Rogers Says (©) is a book of quotations edited by Dr. Reba Collins who was the Director Emeritus of the Will Rogers Memorial and Research Center. The book is small and short (barely 86 pages with photos), and it is also (obviously) both as very fast read and a very funny / amusing read/5.

Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies (Book): Rogers, Will: Will Rogers and Florenz Ziegfeld are two magic names in show business. Today Rogers is considered America's most beloved humorist, while Ziegfeld is recognized as the most flamboyant impresario in the history of the American musical theatre.

Rogers was one of Ziegfeld's greatest comedy stars, performing in six editions of the Follies.