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Applause

Applause

by Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, Betty Comden and Adolf Green

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Applause

Applause




The musical about backstage backstabbing, based on the film All About Eve and Mary Orr's "The Wisdom of Eve"


Story:

Eve is Margo Channing's biggest fan, but isn't happy until she is able to emulate her in every single way - stooping to steal her friends, fiance and standing as Broadway's biggest star.


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Composer

Composer
Charles Strouse

Lyricist

Lyricist
Lee Adams

Librettist

Librettist
Betty Comden

Librettist

Librettist
Adolph Green



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Palace Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 30, 1970
Total Performances
896
Original Cast
Lauren Bacall, Len Cariou, Penny Fuller, Robert Mandan, Ann Williams, Brandon Maggart, Lee Roy Reams, and Bonnie Franklin
Director
Ron Field
Choreographer
Ron Field
Musical Director
Donald Pippin
Orchestrations
Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design
Robert Randolph
Costume Design
Ray Aghayan
Lighting Design
Tharon Musser






CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Videos

DVD
All About Eve DVD

Blu-Ray
All About Eve Blu-Ray


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Books

Book
The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr


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1970 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Actress in a Musical - Lauren Bacall
Best Choreography
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Actor in a Musical - Len Cariou
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Brandon Maggart
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Bonnie Franklin
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Penny Fuller

1970 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Performance - Lauren Bacall
Outstanding Director

1970 Theatre World Award Nominations

Len Cariou
Bonnie Franklin

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