Chicago: Peterson & Kimball Co., Printers, 7th ed. 8vo, chromolithographic illustrated wrappers. 72 pp., numerous b&w illus. and ads. The Barnum and. Barnum & Bailey route book for Barnum & Bailey route book for Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth, official program of Cleopatra libretto. Barnum is an American musical with a book by Mark Bramble, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman P. T.

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Origin Theatrical | Barnum

In the middle of the 19th century, Phineas Taylor P. There will only be one P. Best Direction of a Musical. Instead, it was performed in linretto Theatre in the Park, which is near the Festival Theatre.

James Theatre on Broadway, on April 30,and closed on May 16,after performances and 26 previews.

Barnum Lyrics – Broadway Musical

A musical based on the life of showman P. Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Bass Drum with Cymbal attached. Initially resisting, he relents thanks in part to Charity’s two-headed coin, which she has used to librettto him throughout the show and joins Bailey, and they form the famous circus Barnum and Bailey. Best Performance by a Librrtto Actress in a Musical. Rehearsal Material Shipped a minimum of 3 months before the last performance. He loves spectacle and excitement, using hype and “humbug” to promote his exhibits.

Orchestral Material Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. The London cast included Michael Crawford as P. Barnum, but his enthusiasm and spirit live forever in this ligretto. Barnum Premiere April 30, Barnum enlists clowns to help in building a museum to house his attractions with expected comical results and it’s up to Charity to encourage him to keep going “One Brick at a Time”with the result that “everything about [his] museum was spectacular” “Museum Song” libretfo however, the museum burns down accidentally.


The production combines elements of traditional musical theater with the spectacle of the circus. The tent pole comes down, the canvas is folded, the show is loaded and ready to roll, as we hear from Mr. The Prince Of Humbug. So my kind of Humbug’s disappeared.

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. It is based on the life of showman P. Broadway tickets, merchandise, music, videos, and all the news, reviews, and information you want about Broadway musicals, people, theatres, awards, and production rights at your home for all things Broadway. And so is their affection for each other in I Like Your Style.

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The years have gone by, the Barnums are a bit older and a bit more successful, but their conflict is the same. The show will receive its first London revival at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 5 Decemberwith previews from 25 November to 3 Abrnum The musical starred Jim Dale as P.

According to Don Wilmeth, Barnum “was blessed with a brilliant production by director-choreographer Joe Layton, who turned the theatre into a circus, and a memorable performance by Jim Dale. Alongside Christopher Fitzgerald as P. The Cambridge History of American Theatre. Barnum is prepared to run for Senator, but his beloved Charity dies suddenly, leaving Barnum bereft and alone. I Like Your Style. Bailey arrives on the scene, and after a selling job that even Barnum would be proud of, convinces Barnum at last to Join the Circus.

He accompanies Jenny on tour, leaving Charity behind, as a marching band greets them “Come Follow the Band”. Both of them realize how seriously ill she is, and before she leaves him forever, they declare their love for each other by affectionately restating their age-old quarrel- The Colors of My Life.


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Nav My Cart Newsletter Signup to our newsletter. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There was a further revival in London at the Dominion Theatre, starring Paul Nicholas and another in a circus tent in Battersea Park where circuses run by David Smart had previously been held starring Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan. Barnum finds two new star attractions, Tom Thumbwho appears to advise that “Bigger Isn’t Better”, and Jumbo the elephant. In the end, he returns to his wife and joins with another circus owner, James Anthony Bailey, to form the Barnum and Bailey circus.

Who starred in the original cast? James Anthony Bailey arrives and offers him the chance to “Join the Circus”.

Barnum then introduces the oldest woman alive, Joice Hethand thanks to some Barnum humbug she becomes a success “Thank God I’m Old”. Aldredgeand lighting design by Craig Miller.

Broadway Musical Home Broadway tickets, merchandise, music, videos, and all the news, reviews, and information barjum want about Broadway libregto, people, theatres, awards, and production rights at your home for all things Broadway. Barnum buys his own bill of goods-well, who could resist a Swedish Nightingale-and leaves Chairy to tour with Jenny and put a bit of color in his own life- Out There.

Barnum played for performances on Broadway at the St. Best Book of a Musical.