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Richard Maltby, Jr. "CYRANO" David Shire / Dick Cavett 1959 Yale

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Richard Maltby, Jr. "CYRANO" David Shire / Dick Cavett 1959 Yale

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This is a rare May 2nd, 1959 playbill from the Yale Dramatic Association production of the RICHARD MALTBY and DAVID SHIRE musical "CYRANO" at the Yale University Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. (The production opened May 2nd, 1959 and played only seven performances.) ..... The musical was one of the earliest creations of Yale classmates MALTBY and SHIRE, the songwriting team that would later include "Baby", "Staring Here, Starting Now", "Closer Than Ever", "The Sap of Life" and "Big, the Musical" among their collaborations. Among the cast members were DICK CAVETT ("Ragueneau"), JOHN CUNNINGHAM ("Cyrano"), AUSTIN PENDLETON, BILL HINNANT and BARTLETT "Bart" GIAMATTI (future president of Yale University and later the seventh commissioner of Major League Baseball). The full cast list is shown in the third and fourth scanned images ..... CREDITS: Music by DAVID L. SHIRE ("Baby", "Staring Here, Starting Now", "Closer Than Ever", "Big, the Musical", "Saturday Night Fever") Book and Lyrics by RICHARD E. MALTBY, JR. ("Baby", "Staring Here, Starting Now", "Closer Than Ever", "Big, the Musical", "Miss Saigon", "Nick and Nora", "Song and Dance", "Fosse", "Ring of Fire") based on the play by EDMOND ROSTAND; Sets designed by JOHN CONKLIN; Costumes designed by JOY; Choreographed by GEOFFREY WADDELL; Musical Direction and Orchestrations by JAY BROWER; Directed by NIKOS PSACHAROPOULOS; Produced by THE YALE DRAMATIC ASSOCIATION ..... The 20 page playbill measures 6" X 9" inches and includes full production credits, cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, a written note from MALTBY and SHIRE about the musical (last scanned image) and bios of each of the leading actors and members of the creative team, but no cast photos ..... CONDITION: With the exception of light edge wear, this rare playbill is in excellent condition and will make a wonderful addition to the collection of any musical theatre aficionado or historian ..... Check my "Other Auctions" for additional r

Richard Maltby, Jr. "CYRANO" David Shire / Dick Cavett 1959 Yale

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