Sugar Babies

Sugar Babies

Infobox Musical
name = Sugar Babies
subtitle =

caption =
music = Jimmy McHugh
lyrics = Dorothy Fields
Al Dubin
book = Ralph G. Allen
Harry Rigby
basis =
productions = 1979 Broadway
awards =

"Sugar Babies" is a musical comedy conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby, with music by Jimmy McHugh, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin and various others. The show, done in revue style, is a tribute to the old burlesque era.

"Sugar Babies" opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on October 8, 1979 and closed on August 28, 1982 after 1208 performances. Staging and choreography was by Ernest Flatt, with sketches directed by Rudy Tronto. It starred Mickey Rooney in his Broadway debut, Ann Miller, and Ann Jillian. Notable replacements were Joey Bishop, Eddie Bracken, Rip Taylor, and Anita Morris.

Tony Award nominations

*Best Musical
*Best Book of a Musical
*Best Original Score
*Best Actor in a Musical - Mickey Rooney
*Best Actress in a Musical - Ann Miller
*Best Costume Design - Raoul Pène Du Bois
*Best Choreography
*Best Direction of a Musical

External links

* [ Internet Broadway Database listing]
* [ "New York Times" review of tour, July 7, 1985]
* [ "New York Times" article, March 1, 1987]
* [ "Playbill News", on the September 9, 2004, death of Ralph G. Allen]

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