Playbill Poll: What Should Lea Michele's Next Broadway Musical Role Be? Readers Respond
15 Sep 2013
S Patrick Nugent: I'd like to see how she would do in Sweet Charity!
The musical by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon first premiered in 1966 at the Palace Theatre. Gwen Verdon originated the role of world-weary New York taxi dancer Charity. The musical includes such songs as "Big Spender," "If They Could See Me Now," "I'm a Brass Band" and "I Love to Cry At Weddings." It has been revived in 1986 and 2005.