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More Musicals of the Late 1960s

Hair

MacDermot, Galt. Hair; the American Tribal Love-rock Musical. Libretto and
Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado.
4th printing.
New York, Pocket Books c1966, 1970.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

MacDermot, Galt. Vocal Selections from Hair. Lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni.
Los Angeles : United Artists Music, 1979.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Hair is about the closest the Broadway stage got to the youth and rock culture of
the late 1960s. The show began off-Broadway, and the version that Broadway
audiences saw was diluted from the original, although the obligatory nudity was
retained. It was hoped that Hair would usher in an era of rock musicals, but with
a few exceptions this proved not to be the case. Notable songs include Hair, Age
of Acquarius, and the immortal Frank Mills.


A Little Night Music

Sondheim, Stephen. A Little Night Music; a new musical comedy.
Libretto by Hugh Wheeler.
Originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Illustrated with a drawing by Al Hirschfeld and photos.
New York, Dodd, Mead [c1973, 1974]
Based on the film Smiles of a summer night, by Ingmar Bergman.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Sondheim, Stephen. A Little Night Music: vocal selections.
Libretto by Hugh Wheeler;
suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman.
New York : Revelation Music Pub. Corp. & Rilting Music, Inc., c1973.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

A Little Night Music. Souvenir Album.
New York: 1973.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

A Little Night Music is perhaps Sondheim's most accessible and popular
musical, based as it is on a film with which many are familiar. Sondheim
again collaborated with Hal Prince in a beautifully mounted production.
Send in the Clowns is the best-remembered song from this musical.
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