Jule Styne Songbook to Be Celebrated at London's Crazy Coqs
11 Aug 2014
Broadway and Hollywood composer Jule Styne’s work is to be celebrated in Everything’s Coming Up Roses, a revue that will be presented at London’s Crazy Coqs beginning performances Sep. 2 for a run through Sep. 6.
Devised and directed by Alastair Knights, with new musical arrangements by musical director Alex Parker, it will star Anna Francolini, Simon Bailey, Tim Flavin and Amy Lennox.
Songs that will be featured include "People," "Don’t Rain on My Parade," "Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend" and "Everything’s Coming Up Roses," from such shows as Gypsy, Funny Girl, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Bells Are Ringing. Styne’s collaborators included Sammy Cahn, Stephen Sondheim, Bob Merrill, Leo Robin and E.Y Harburg.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!