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Musicals of the 1970s


Sweeney Todd

Sondheim, Stephen. Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: a musical thriller.
Libretto by Hugh Wheeler; based on a version of Sweeney Todd by Christopher Bond.
1st ed.
New York : Dodd, Mead, c1979.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Sondheim, Stephen. Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: vocal
selections.
New York, N.Y. : Revelation Music Pub. Corp. & Rilting Music, c1979.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Angela Lansbury found one of her great roles in the operatic - and violent -
Sweeney Todd. This is one of those plays that is either loved or hated; little
middle ground is possible; another collaboration of Sondheim and Hal Prince.




Evita


Lloyd Webber, Andrew. Evita: musical excerpts and complete libretto. Lyrics by Tim Rice.
Melville, N. Y.: Leeds Music Corp., [c1979]
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Ken Bloom (author of American Song) on Evita: "Sound and fury". The best-remembered song is Don't Cry for Me, Argentina.
Sugar Babies

McHugh, Jimmy. Sugar Babies: (the burlesque musical). Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Al Dubin; additional music and lyrics by Arthur Malvin. Conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby; sketches by Ralph G. Allen.
New York : S. French, c1983.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

McHugh, Jimmy. Sugar Babies : vocal selections. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Harold Adamson and Al Dubin ; additional music and lyrics by Arthur Malvin. Music and lyrics also by George Oppenheimer, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans,
Beverly Hills, CA : Jimmy McHugh Music, c1980.
Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays

Academic Ralph Allen's love affair with burlesque and knowledge of its essential structures engendered this tribute to the good old days of Minsky's. Guaranteed not to improve your mind.

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