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City of Angels

City of Angels

by Cy Coleman, David Zippel and Larry Gelbart

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City of Angels

City of Angels




A musical homage to film noir.


Story:

Alternating between real life and "reel" life, this musical tells the tale of Stine, a young novelist, attempting a screenplay for movie producer/director, Buddy Fidler.


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Composer

Composer
Cy Coleman

Lyricist

Lyricist
David Zippel

Librettist

Librettist
Larry Gelbart



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Virginia Theatre
Opening Night
Dec 11, 1989
Total Performances
879
Original Cast
Gregg Edelman, James Naughton, René Auberjonois, Randy Graff, Dee Hoty, Kay McClelland, James Cahill, Carolee Carmello, Peter Davis, Shawn Elliott, Tom Galantich, Eleanor Glockner, James Hindman, Gary Kahn, Amy Jane London, Alvin Lum, Jacquey Maltby, Keith Perry, Jackie Presti, Herschel Sparber, Evan Thompson, Doug Tompos, Scott Waara, Raymond Xifo, Rachel York
Director
Michael Blakemore
Choreographer
Walter Painter
Producer
Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters, Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization
Musical Director
Gordon Lowry Harrell
Orchestrations
Billy Byers
Scenic Design
Robin Wagner
Costume Design
Florence Klotz
Lighting Design
Paul Gallo
Sound Design
Peter Fitzgerald and Bernard Fox




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original London Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


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1990 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Randy Graff
Best Scenic Design
Best Actor in a Musical - James Naughton
Best Actor in a Musical - Gregg Edelman
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - René Auberjonois
Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design
Best Direction of a Musical

1990 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - James Naughton
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Randy Graff
Outstanding Orchestration
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - René Auberjonois
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design

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