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A Field of Grass First performed in 1993, "A Field of Grass" is a dance set to songs by Harry Nilsson with choreography by Paul Taylor .   An Excerpt from "A Field of Grass"   Short but Only Deceptively Sweet -- A master of mixing dark and light, Paul Taylor outdid himself in "A Field of Grass," a stunningly ...
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre, a one-person show starring Barbara Cook , featured songs by Harry Nilsson and many others. The show played at the Ambassador Theatre from April 15, 1987, through April 26, 1987.
Blondie and Dagwood After completing the songs and score for Popeye , Harry Nilsson began working with Perry Botkin on a Broadway musical based on the Blondie and Dagwood comic strip. [1]   [1] The Sydney Morning Herald ( Sydney, Australia ), Don Groves (1981-03-08) "The Rocker Who Gave Away $1 Million"
Company Stephen Sondheim wrote the song "Marry Me a Little " for the musical "Company" but it was dropped from the show because Sondheim felt that he could not make it work. A friend of his, named Judy, was a champion of the song and so pestered him about it that Sondheim actually paid for an entire ...
Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson From May 23 to June 21, 2015, the San Diego Repertory Theatre presented "Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson."   Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco crafted "Nilsson’s evocative and heartfelt repertoire into a song cycle that explores the incredible journey from innocence to adulthood ...
How Wright You Are In 1968, Harry Nilsson began work on a Broadway musical he conceived about the Wright Brothers . To help write the book for "How Wright You Are," Nilsson enlisted David Sontag [1] and John Bradford [2] . Nilsson would provide the score. They intended to use the "living screen technique developed in ...
Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood In a 1969 interview [1] , Harry Nilsson described a "contemporary musical" he was writing with Laura Nyro and Randy Newman called "Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood."   It's an attempt to create an entertainment visually and musically by illustrating the lyrics. The three of us seem to write music ...
Nilsson! From February 15 to April 1, 1998, the Muziektheater in Amsterdam, Holland , presented "Nilsson! " a play based on the life and music of Harry Nilsson .   "Nilsson!" is based on a concept by Bill van Dijk . Developed under the working title of "Late Last Night ," the play takes place over the last ...
Nilsson's Aerial Ballet Nilsson's Aerial Ballet was an act created by Carl Emanuel Nilsson , Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather. [1] .   Using a device patented by Carl Nilsson , ballet performers appeared to dance in mid-air while other dancers performed on the stage below. Special lighting effects were also a feature of ...
Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" is a concert program based on Harry Nilsson's album of classic songs. Peter Fench performed it as a live concert at The Pheasantry in London, England on June 21, 2013.     External Links Official Web Site
Reservoir Dames Reservoir Dames is a play by Kelly Collette and Celeste Fohl . It is "an all-female redo of the 1992 cult classic" film, Reservoir Dogs .   Honey Combs and Combo Slice , a female duo, will perform a chilling version of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun " before intermission. And like the source ...
Salmon's Syndrome Salmon's Syndrome is a play by George W. Fleischer based on the music of Harry Nilsson .
Seattle Spectrum Dance Theatre The Seattle Spectrum Dance Theatre presented a show called "Nilsson/Schmilsson " with choreography by Ann Reinking .
The Graduate The Broadway version of The Graduate was not a musical. But, it did use snippets of pre-recorded music from the period to introduce scenes. One of the songs used was Harry Nilsson's recording of "Everybody's Talkin' ."
The Land of Point "' The Land of the Point " is a 1987 play by Artie L. Whyte based on Harry Nilsson's The Point! .
The Point! The Point! has been staged as a play a number of times.   Esquire Jauchem adapted Harry Nilsson's The Point! for the Boston Repertory Theater stage in 1975.   In 1976 and 1977, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones (both formerly of The Monkees ) starred in a play based on The Point! at the Mermaid Theatre ...
The Point! {Mermaid Theatre}     Musical Numbers: Overture - Orchestra Everything's Got 'Em - Company Me and My Arrow - Oblio Poli High - Company Remember - Mum To Be a King - The King and Company He's Leaving Here This Morning (Bath) - Kid, Count, Count's Lady Think About Your Troubles - Oblio and Company Blanket For a Sail ...
Varry Harry "Varry Harry" is a performance by Miami's Mad Cat Theatre . Directed by Paul Tei , the production was based on the premise that Harry Nilsson (played by Erik Fabregat ) reacted to the poor reception of his 1975 album Duit on Mon Dei by planning a concert. More a conceptual concert than a play, the ...
Zapata On September 17, 1980, Zapata, a stage play written by Allan Katz with songs by Harry Nilsson and Perry Botkin , opened at the Goodspeed Opera House in Chester, Connecticut , but failed to move on to Broadway.   The Goodspeed Theater Harry attended the opening wearing a garish hat presented to him ...