Who wrote the musical The Boyfriend?

Sandy Wilson
The Boy Friend/Playwrights

When was Julie Andrews in The Boyfriend?

I was delighted to recently have the opportunity to purchase from Amazon the 1954 album of the orginal cast performing one of my very favorite Broadway musicals, “The Boy Friend”, starring Julie Andrews when she was only 18 or 19 years old!

What is the show the boyfriend about?

An heiress’ quest to land a boyfriend is the heart of this 1920s jazz-inspired spoof. Set against the backdrop of the French Riviera, this romantic spoof of 1920s musical comedies tells the story of English heiress, Polly, who is longing for only one thing: a boy friend.

When was the boyfriend musical written?

The Boy Friend (musical)

The Boy Friend
Music Sandy Wilson
Lyrics Sandy Wilson
Book Sandy Wilson
Productions 1953 West End 1954 Broadway 1970 Broadway Revival 1971 film 1984 West End Revival 2005 North American Tour

Who wrote the musical Salad Days?

Julian Slade
Dorothy Reynolds
Salad Days/Playwrights

How old was Julie Andrews in The Boy Friend?

On 30 September 1954, the eve of her 19th birthday, Andrews made her Broadway debut as Polly Browne in the London musical The Boy Friend.

Who did Julie Andrews play in the boyfriend?

Starring was newcomer Julie Andrews in her Broadway debut as Polly, with a cast including Eric Berry, John Hewer, Geoffrey Hibbert, Dilys Laye, Bob Scheerer, Stella Claire, Ann Wakefield, Millicent Martin and Moyna Macgill.

What is the name of the musical where the main character lovers have chocolate in common?

My Fair Lady was later called “the perfect musical”.

Who was in salad days?

The musical was produced by Denis Carey, with dances arranged by Elizabeth West, and with a cast that featured Dorothy Reynolds in a variety of roles, John Warner as Timothy and Eleanor Drew as Jane. Slade played one of the two pianos.

How old was Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music cast?

The musical adaptation called for a versatile young actress who was also an accomplished singer. Although a number of established stars coveted the part, Lerner, Loewe and director Moss Hart decided to take a chance on the 20-year-old Julie Andrews, who had never before acted in such a demanding role.

Who played Eliza Doolittle?

Eliza Doolittle
First appearance Pygmalion
Created by George Bernard Shaw
Portrayed by Mrs Patrick Campbell Julie Andrews Audrey Hepburn
In-universe information