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5 edition of chorus line found in the catalog.

chorus line

by Marvin Hamlisch

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Published by Applause in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicals -- Librettos.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementconceived, choreographed, and directed by Michael Bennett ; book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante ; music by Marvin Hamlisch ; lyrics by Edward Kleban.
    ContributionsBennett, Michael, 1943 Apr. 8-, Kirkwood, James, 1930-, Dante, Nicholas., Kleban, Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML50.H2397 C5 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL789206M
    ISBN 101557831319
    LC Control Number95021617

    A Chorus Line is a American musical drama film directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Michael screenplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the book of the stage production of the same name by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas songs were composed by Marvin Hamlisch and Edward by: Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban. A Chorus Line is a brutally honest portrait of anonymous, interchangeable dancers. From the opening number in which they singly and collectively declare their desperation for the job, their.

    A Chorus Line is a celebration of those unsung heroes of the American Musical Theatre: the chorus dancers — those valiant, over dedicated, underpaid, highly trained performers who back up the star or stars and often make them look even more talented than they .   Directed by Richard Attenborough. With Michael Douglas, Terrence Mann, Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges. Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical/10(K).

      A Chorus Line was his big directorial project, taking a realistic look at the dancer's life he knew so well. "Originally it was based on two extraordinary sessions of interviews with dancers all. A Chorus Line (Original, Musical, Drama, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through


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Chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reading "A Chorus Line-the book of the musical" was a revelation and is now prominent among my Broadway reference library. Special thanks to James Kirkwood, Nicholas Dante for their book and Edward Kleban for his lyrics and their contribution to the music of Marvin Hamlisch and the vision of Michael Bennett/5(18).

A Chorus Line, the biggest Broadway hit of its generation, is returning to Times Square in a major fall show is based on a remarkable series of taped discussions made in the mid s with some of the top “gypsies” (veteran Broadway dancers), many of whom went on to play characters based on themselves in the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning by: 6.

Its rare that a musical translates well on page there tends to be a feeling of the work being half finished and while A Chorus Line would be the better with the inclusion of dance numbers, the book stands on its own merits.

Theres only the flimsiest of plots an audition for a new Broadway musical, culminating in the finale featuring the chosen few but the moments feel earned, and its a great /5. A Chorus Line, the biggest Broadway hit of its generation, is returning to Times Square in a major fall revival.

The show is based on a remarkable series of taped discussions made in the mid s with some of the top "gypsies" (veteran Broadway dancers), many of whom went on to play characters based on themselves in the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical.4/5. A Chorus Line is a celebration of those unsung heroes of the American Musical Theatre: the chorus dancers-- those valiant, over dedicated, underpaid, highly trained performers who back up the star or stars and often make them look even more talented than they.

A Chorus Line, the biggest Broadway hit of its generation, is returning to Times Square in a major fall revival. The show is based on a chorus line book series of taped discussions made in the mid s with some of the top "gypsies" (veteran Broadway dancers), many of whom went on to play characters based on themselves in the Tony- and.

(Limelight). A Chorus Line, the biggest Broadway hit of its generation, is returning to Times Square in a major fall revival. The show is based on a remarkable series of taped discussions made in the mid s with some of the top "gypsies" (veteran Broadway dancers), many of whom went on to play characters based on themselves in the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical.

The Paperback of the A Chorus Line: The Complete Book of the Musical by James Kirkwood, Michael Bennett, Nicholas Dante, Edward Kleban | at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : Applause. Synopsis. A Chorus Line examines one day in the lives of seventeen dancers, all vying for a spot in the “chorus line” of a Broadway musical. After the first round of cuts, Zach, the director and choreographer, asks each dancer to speak about themselves. Discomfort opens into revelation, confession leads to redemption, and within the bright, outwardly homogenous chorus, the audience begins.

“A Chorus Line” shined a spotlight (literally and figuratively) on the components of this dancing machine, as the show’s director (and Mr. Bennett’s alter ego) interrogated the finalists. Avian shared a Tony Award with Bennett for their work on “ A Chorus Line,” the show that reinvented the Broadway musical in the s.

He went on to produce “ Dreamgirls,” and, on London's West End, choreographed “Follies,” “ Martin Guerre, ” “The Witches of Eastwick,” “Miss Saigon” and “Sunset Boulevard.”.

11 videos Play all A Chorus Line Original ( Broadway Cast) Musicalsongs6 '81 Tonys: A Chorus Line, Ain't Misbehavin', Annie, Sweeney Todd, Evita. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Cast of A Chorus Line performs on Tony's YouTube My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies - Full Concert - 09/28/98 - Carnegie Hall (OFFICIAL).

Theatrical credits: RENT, A Chorus Line, The King and I, Little Women. Favorite role: “Leaf Coneybear” in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. A dancer and co-choreographer for the WNBA Phoenix Mercury, his expertise led to becoming a choreographer for the NHL Arizona Coyotes and establishing their first on-ice dance team performance.

Get this from a library. On the line: the creation of A chorus line. [Robert Viagas; Baayork Lee; Thommie Walsh] -- Call them dancers. When they arrived at a taping session led by Michael Bennett in January ofall they had to do was answer a few questions about their lives.

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When “A Chorus Line” opened on Broadway in — having step-ball-changed its way uptown from the New York Shakespeare Festival — it was the. A CHORUS LINE. Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett. Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante Music by Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics by Edward Kleban.

Co Choreographed by Bob Avian. Original Broadway production produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, Producer, in association with Plum Productions, Inc. Chorus Line, A Synopsis - Broadway musical The play shows the selection of candidates for some kind of dance performance combining the group of 4 men and the same number of women who are selected from all present.

Selector wants to hear the 17 candidates talk. About A Chorus Line Sheet Music. Browse A Chorus Line music for your choir with A Chorus Line medleys and A Chorus Lines octavos and vocal scores, not to mention arrangements for concert band and other ensembles.

You can also shop other Broadway music including music from Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera. A Chorus Line. Henegar Center presents Mainstage A Chorus Line – Rated R March 13 – 29, A Chorus Line is a stunning musical capturing the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies, the show features one powerhouse number after Date: Nicholas Dante (Book).

Real name: Conrado Morales. He danced in the choruses of Applause and other Broadway shows as well as various TV shows and nightclubs while pursuing his dream of becoming a writer when Michael Bennett, a friend, called and asked him to collaborate on the first draft of the book for A Chorus Line.

The final result earned.A Chorus Line. 14, likes 11 talking about this. Available on DIGITAL:: 14K.