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Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue   

 
Minskoff Theatre , (4/14/1975 - 6/22/1975)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Apr 14, 1975   
Closing Date:Jun 22, 1975 Total Performances:80

Category: Special, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A revue in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Aaron Russo; Produced in association with Ron Delsener
Book by Bruce Vilanch, Bill Hennessy and Jerry Blatt; Additional lyrics by Bette Midler and Jerry Blatt; Musical Director: Donald York; Music orchestrated by Jimmie Haskell; Featuring songs by Alfred Newman, Frank Loesser, Richard Rodgers, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Alex Harvey, Larry Collins, Bud Green, Les Brown, Ben Homer, John Gary Williams, Susan Taylor, Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber, Bobby Freeman, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder, Bert Kaempfert, Noël Coward, Mark Klingman, Buzzy Linhart, Phoebe Snow, Tom Waits, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Sid Ramin, John Prine, Don Raye, Hughie Prince, Harry Warren, Al Dubin, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector, Larry Churchill, Larry Morey, Mack David, Jerry Livingston, Al Hoffman, Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine, Joe Garland, Andy Razaf, Barry Manilow, Gary Jackson, Carl Smith and Raynard Miner
Directed by Joe Layton; Choreographed by Joe Layton; Associate Choreographer: André De Shields
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Tony Walton; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Assistant Scenic Design: John Kasarda; Sound Design by Stan Miller
Stage Manager: George Boyd
Production Coordinator: Fritz Holt; Press Representative: Howard Atlee
Cast
Bette Midler
Lionel Hampton
Joey Coleman
Lee Roy Cooks
Charlotte Crossley
Vinson Cunningham
Doretha Doctor
Robin Grean
Norman P. Hawkins
Clifford Jamerson
Jeannie Paige
Ricardo Portlette
Michael Powell
Sharon Redd
Charlene Ricks
Shirley Underwood
Peggy Williams
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Unique Theatrical Experience [nominee]
Produced by Aaron Russo; Produced in association with Ron Delsener

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