John Murray Anderson's Almanac


John Murray Anderson's Almanac

Infobox Musical
name= John Murray Anderson's Almanac


caption=
music=Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Cy Coleman
Michael Grace
Joseph McCarthy
Henry Sullivan
John Rox
Bart Howard
Harry Belafonte
lyrics=Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Cy Coleman
Michael Grace
Joseph McCarthy
Henry Sullivan
John Rox
Bart Howard
Harry Belafonte
book= Revue
basis=
productions= 1953 Broadway
awards=

"John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opened on December 10, 1953 at New York's Imperial Theatre, New York City, United States. The Broadway revue, which starred Harry Belafonte, Hermione Gingold, Polly Bergen, Orson Bean, Tina Louise, Monique Van Vooren, and Billy DeWolfe closed on June 26, 1954, after 229 performances. [Internet Broadway Database, http://www.ibdb.com/production.asp?ID=2422] The songwriting team of Richard Adler and Jerry Ross provided the majority of the songs for the show. [Stanley Green, "The World of Musical Comedy" (New York: Da Capo Press, 1984), p. 271]

Awards

* Harry Belafonte won the 1954 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
* In 1954, Orson Bean and Harry Belafonte each received Theatre World Awards for their outstanding performances. [Internet Broadway Database, http://www.ibdb.com/production.asp?ID=2422]

References


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