What did Frank Loesser write?
Frank Loesser (1910-1969) is one on America’s major lyricists, having written the lyrics to hundreds of songs for films and army shows. He is most famous for writing the musical comedy scores for Where’s Charley?, Guys and Dolls, The Most Happy Fella, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
How many musicals did Cole Porter wrote?
American composer Cole Albert Porter (1891-1964) wrote songs (both words and music) for over 30 stage and film musicals. His best work set standards of sophistication and wit seldom matched in the popular musical theater.
Who wrote the lyrics for Guys and Dolls?
Frank LoesserGuys and Dolls / Lyricist
Where is Charlie the musical?
Where’s Charley? is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by George Abbott. The story was based on the 1892 play Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas. The musical debuted on Broadway in 1948 and was revived on Broadway and in the West End.
Who made the original Baby it’s cold outside?
Ricardo MontalbánEsther Williams
Baby It’s Cold Outside/Artists
Who wrote Luck be a lady?
Frank LoesserLuck Be a Lady / Lyricist
Who wrote Let’s Fall in Love?
Ted KoehlerHarold Arlen
Let’s Fall in Love/Composers
Which of these was the first Broadway hit musical written by Cole Porter?
At the age of 36, Porter reintroduced himself to Broadway in 1928 with the musical Paris, his first hit.
Where is Charley plot?
Taking place in 1892, Oxford University students Charley and Jack are excited about their upcoming date with young and attractive Kitty and Amy. Unfortunately, Charley’s aunt Lucia, who is needed as a chaperone, fails to arrive. In desperation, Charley disguises himself as his aunt so they young ladies can still visit.
Where is Charley Bolger?
Where’s Charley? is a 1952 British musical comedy film directed by David Butler. It starred Ray Bolger, Allyn Ann McLerie and Robert Shackleton. It is an adaptation of the musical Where’s Charley?, which was in turn based on the 1892 play Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas.
Is Luck Be a Lady about gambling?
The song was featured in the musical Guys and Dolls. The lyrics relate the point of view of a gambler, Sky Masterson, who hopes that he will win a bet, the outcome of which will decide whether or not he is able to save his relationship with the girl of his dreams.
Can Marlon Brando sing?
Singing. Despite his self admitted limited vocal range, Brando performed in two of his films; as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, and briefly as Ambassador Harrison Carter MacWhite in The Ugly American.
Which musical won the first Tony Award for Best Musical?
While the first Tony Awards took place in 1947, the award for Best Musical wasn’t given out until 1949, with Kiss Me, Kate becoming the first ever musical to take home the coveted prize.
What is Cole Porter’s most famous song?
Night and Day
Next came Fred Astaire’s last stage show, Gay Divorce (1932). It featured a hit that became Porter’s best-known song, “Night and Day”.
Is Charley’s Aunt public domain?
Under the terms of the 1909 Copyright Act, the first 28 year period commenced in 1935, and the second term of this protection commenced in renewal in 1962.” CHARLEY’S AUNT will go into Public Domain on 1/1/2031.”
Where is Charlie cast?
Cast & Crew
- David Butler. Director.
- Ray Bolger. Charley Wykeham.
- Allyn Mclerie. Amy Spettigue.
- Robert Shackleton. Jack Chesney.
- Mary Germaine. Kitty Verdun.
- Horace Cooper. Stephen Spettigue.