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Blood Red Roses   

 
John Golden Theatre , (3/22/1970 - 3/22/1970)
First Preview:Mar 05, 1970 Total Previews:20
Opening Date:Mar 22, 1970   
Closing Date:Mar 22, 1970 Total Performances:1

Category: Musical, Drama, History, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1854-55. Britain, the Crimean Peninsula, during the Crimean War.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Seymour Vall and Louis S. Goldman; Produced in association with Rick Mandell and Bjorn I. Swanstrom
Music by Michael Valenti; Lyrics by John Lewin; Book by John Lewin; Musical Director: Milton Setzer; Music orchestrated by Julian Stein and Abba Bogin
Directed by Alan Schneider; Musical Staging by Larry Fuller
Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein; Costume Design by Deirdre Cartier; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
General Manager: Diana Shumlin; Company Manager: Paul Groll
Production Stage Manager: Richard Thayer
Music Preparation: Jack Hansen
General Press Representative: Abby Hirsch; Press Representative: Ellen Rosenberg; Advertising: Mike Mones
Cast
Charles Abbott Russian Soldier
Philip Bruns Private John Smalls
Jeanie Carson Queen Victoria
Bessie Bellwood
Florence Nightingale
Alice Crabbe
a Bawd
Keene Curtis Napoleon III
Ronald Drake Prince Albert
Bill Gibbens Grenadier Guard
Jay Gregory W. H. Russell
Correspondent for the London Times
Lowell Harris Cornet Edwin May
4th Light Dragoons
Jess Richards Private William Cockroft
William Tost Grenadier Guard
Evans
Sydney Walker Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan
Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces, the Crimea
Standby: Frances Sternhagen (Alice Crabbe, Bessie Bellwood, Florence Nightingale, Queen Victoria)
Understudies: Charles Abbott (Private John Smalls), Bill Gibbens (Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan, Private William Cockroft), Jay Gregory (Prince Albert), Lowell Harris (Napoleon III, W. H. Russell) and William Tost (Cornet Edwin May, Russian Soldier)
music by Michael Valenti; lyrics by John Lewin
ACT 1Sung By
The Cream of English Youth British Army
A Garden in the Sun Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan (Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces, the Crimea)
In the Country Where I Come From Private William Cockroft
The Cream of English Youth (Reprise)Private John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
Black Dog Rum Fusiliers
How Fucked up Things Are Private John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
The English Rose Private John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
O Rock Eternal Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
Soldiers Anthem Fusiliers
ACT 2Sung By
Prelude Fusiliers
Blood Red Roses Private William Cockroft
The Fourth Light Dragoons Cornet Edwin May (4th Light Dragoons)
The English Rose (Reprise)Private John Smalls
The English Rose (Reprise)Civilians
Song of Greater Britain Bessie Bellwood
Song of the Fair Dissenter Lass Alice Crabbe (a Bawd)
Finale Entire Company