|The Girl Who Came to Supper|
|Original Cast Recording|
|Based upon||Terrence Rattigan's play The Sleeping Prince|
The Girl Who Came to Supper is a musical with a book by Harry Kurnitz and music and lyrics by Noël Coward. Sir Noël Peirce Coward ( 16 December 1899 26 March 1973) was an English Actor, Playwright Sir Noël Peirce Coward ( 16 December 1899 26 March 1973) was an English Actor, Playwright Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan ( June 10 1911 – November 30 1977) was one of England 's most popular 20th century Dramatists The Sleeping Prince is a 1953 play by Terrence Rattigan. Set in London England in 1911 it tells the story of a young actress who meets and ultimately Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance. Sir Noël Peirce Coward ( 16 December 1899 26 March 1973) was an English Actor, Playwright
Based on Terrence Rattigan's 1953 play The Sleeping Prince, it is set in 1911 London at the time of George V's coronation. Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan ( June 10 1911 – November 30 1977) was one of England 's most popular 20th century Dramatists The Sleeping Prince is a 1953 play by Terrence Rattigan. Set in London England in 1911 it tells the story of a young actress who meets and ultimately London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. American-born chorus girl Mary Morgan becomes involved with not only Balkan archduke Charles, the Prince Regent of Carpathia, after he sees a performance of her West End musical The Coconut Girl, but his teenaged son Nicholas and the Queen Mother, as well. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The title of Archduke (feminine Archduchess) ( German: Erzherzog, feminine -also spousal- form Erzherzogin) denotes a rank above Duke For the station on the Docklands Light Railway, see Prince Regent DLR station. West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of London 's "Theatreland" A peripheral character, fish-and-chips peddler Ada Cockle, appears to be present solely to entertain the audience with a rousing fifteen-minute rendition of traditional Cockney tunes. The term Cockney has both geographical and linguistic associations
Rattigan's play had been staged in London with Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, on Broadway with Michael Redgrave and Barbara Bel Geddes, and filmed as The Prince and the Showgirl with Olivier and Marilyn Monroe, so its story was a fairly familiar one. Laurence Kerr Olivier Baron Vivien Leigh Lady Olivier (5 November 1913 &ndash 8 July 1967 was an English actress. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave CBE ( 20 March, 1908 — 21 March, 1985) was an English actor author director and Barbara Bel Geddes ( October 31, 1922 – August 8, 2005) was an Oscar -nominated American Actress, Artist The Prince and the Showgirl is a 1957 Hollywood film starring Marilyn Monroe and co-starring Laurence Olivier who also directed and Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma The musical opened to rave reviews in Boston but was received less favorably by the critics in Toronto. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Durings its Philadelphia run, President Kennedy was assassinated, necessitating the opening number, "Long Live the King (If He Can)," to be replaced. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29 1917&ndashNovember 22 1963 often referred to by his initials JFK, was the thirty-fifth President of AssassiNation is the sixth album by Krisiun, released in 2006 on Century Media. Theatregoers no doubt were still in a somber move when the show moved to New York City. The City of New York
After four previews, the Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Joe Layton, opened on December 8, 1963 at The Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 112 performances. See also, Choreography (literally "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" (circular dance see chorea) and "γραφή" Joe Layton ( May 3, 1931 - May 5, 1994) was a Tony Award -winning American director and Choreographer Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Broadway Theatre (formerly Universal's Colony Theatre, BS The cast included Florence Henderson as Mary, José Ferrer as Charles, Irene Browne as the Queen Mother, Sean Scully as Nicholas, and Tessie O'Shea as Ada Cockle. Florence Agnes Henderson (born February 14, 1934) is an American actress and singer perhaps best known for playing the role of Carol Brady in the Television José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón ( January 8, 1909 – January 26, 1992) was a Puerto Rican theater and Irene Browne ( June 29 1896, London, England - July 24 1965, London was a stage and film actress Sean Scully (born 28 September 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an actor Teresa “Tessie” O'Shea ( March 13 1913 - April 21 1995) was a Welsh Entertainer and actress.
Henderson and O'Shea were singled out for praise by the critics - the former for her one-woman delivery of an abridged version of The Coconut Girl, the latter for her extended song-and-dance routine - but the highly influential Walter Kerr's review was negative for the most part. Walter Francis Kerr ( July 8, 1913 &ndash October 9, 1996) was an American writer and Broadway theater critic He and others felt the show was an unsuccessful attempt to duplicate the success of the earlier My Fair Lady. My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw 's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
O'Shea won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American Theatre and are presented Nominations went to Coward and Kurnitz for Best Author of a Musical and Irene Sharaff for Best Costume Design. Irene Sharaff ( January 23 1910 - August 10 1993) was an American award-winning Costume designer.
The show proved to be the last with a Coward score and the only one of his musicals never produced in London.
An original cast recording is available on the Sony label. A cast recording is a recording of a musical that is intended to document the songs as they were performed in the show and experienced by the audience is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato Tokyo, Japan, and one of the world's largest Media conglomerates with