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Hello, Dolly!

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the negative review of the previews of Jerry Herman's musical Hey Dolly!. It describes producer David Merrick's meeting with Herman, Michael Stewart, and Freddie Wittop in ... More


A Damned Exasperating Woman

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the challenges in the preparation for the production of Jerry Herman's musical Hello, Dolly!. It provides background information on producer David Merrick and discusses his ... More


Late Work

Howard Pollack

in The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter explores some of Latouche’s very last projects. One was the aborted musical with composer Coleman Dowell for David Merrick to be based on Eugene O’Neill’s Ah, Wilderness! (The musical ... More


Traveling Far and Wide: Oliver! Abroad

Marc Napolitano

in Oliver!: A Dickensian Musical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199364824
eISBN:
9780199364848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364824.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the international productions of Oliver! that premiered in the wake of its West End debut. Albery and Bart produced several successful international productions in diverse ... More


Throwing a Stage Party and a Cinematic Revel

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

As Bells Are Ringing became a bona fide Broadway success, Betty Comden and Adolph Green fielded a wide array of projects. Notably, they started work on the book for the musical that would eventually ... More


Return of the Blackrobes

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Jesuits arrive at Rose Hill in the summer of 1846 and try to adjust to life in New York City. They revise the curriculum in an attempt to bring it into harmony with their traditional ratio ... More


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