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Paint Your Wagon

Paint Your Wagon

by Fredrick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner

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Paint Your Wagon

Paint Your Wagon




The popular western musical that introduced the songs "Wand'rin' Star", "I Talk to the Trees" and "They Call the Wind Maria".


Story:

Ben Rumson is a grizzled prospector whose daughter Jennifer finds gold near their camp. Word of the strike gets around and the town's population grows tremendously. Jennifer falls in love with Julio, a Mexican prospector, but goes East to school. When the gold strike is over, she returns to find her town a ghost town and her loved ones left with nothing but their hopes and dreams.


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Composer

Composer
Fredrick Loewe

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Alan Jay Lerner



  • Premiere
  • 1989 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Shubert Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 12, 1951
Total Performances
289
Original Cast
James Barton, Olga San Juan, Tony Bavaar, James Mitchell, Kay Medford, Gemze de Lappe, Marijane Maricle
Director
Daniel Mann
Choreographer
Agnes De Mille
Producer
Cheryl Crawford
Orchestrations
Ted Royal
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Motley
Lighting Design
Peggy Clark

1969 Film Version

Movie Name
Paint Your Wagon
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Joshua Logan
Screenplay
Alan Jay Lerner
Starring
Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD


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1952 Theatre World Award Nominations

Tony Bavaar

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