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If you want to watch a musical about Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia of New York who was a Republican, get your cheap Fiorello Show tickets now to save a spot at the great event. The musical is based on a book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, drawn significantly from Life With Fiorello which was penned by Ernest Cuneo in 1955. It is a musical that depicts Fiorello's fight against corruption and vice, his rise to power, beating all the odds in the process. This musical portrays the true life story of the US Congressman who served the country at the time of depression and dismay. Only eight musicals have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Fiorello is one of them, with Jerry Bock as the musician and lyricist Sheldon Harnick.
Fiorello opened on Broadway in 1959 at Broadhurst Theatre and later gave 795 performances at The Broadway Theatre in 1961. George Abbott served as the director and Peter Gennaro choreographed the musical. The cast includes Ellen Hanley who plays Thea, Dora was played by Pat Stanley, Patricia Wilson performed as Marie, the role of Morris was played by Nathaniel Frey and Bob Holiday acted as Neil. The show gave sixteen performances at the New York City Center when the production opened in 1962. Jean Dalrymple directed the show, stage design was by Dania Krupska, Kevin Carlisle was the choreographer, lighting and scenery design was done by William and Jean Eckart, Joseph Codori served as the costume designer and music director was Jay Blackton. The cast in the Broadway production included Sorrell Booke, Art Lund, Lola Fisher, Dody Goodman, Barbara Williams, Paul Lipson, Richard France and Helen Verbit. Rosalind Cash served as one of the vocalists. The musical is in two acts, has nineteen scenes and a prologue.
The musical was also produced in a concert form in New York City Center in 1994. Walter Bobbie was the director for this production; the cast included Jerry Zaks, Philip Bosco, Faith Prince and Elizabeth Futral. The musical features many songs such as On the Side of the Angels, Marie's Law, Politics and Poker, The Name's LaGuardia, Unfair, The Very Next Man,When Did I Fall in Love, Gentleman Jimmy, Little Tin Box, Gentleman Jimmy and The Name's LaGuardia.
Fiorello! is the town's latest stage hit and has earned flowery praise from all of the New York drama critics. The musical won several Tony Awards in 1960 in the categories of Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. Fiorella in the musical is a gruff voiced, dumpy, colorful, dynamic, provocative and an honest politician. As the show starts, audience will see this Mayor reading a comic book to the children through the city radio as there is a newspaper strike going on and he doesn't want kids to be deprived of the comics that they like so much. LaGuardia regularly practices law and most of his clients are oppressed and poor people who he wants to help. While most musicals about politicians are mainly satires, Fiorello is a musical that also features a love story as the mayor charms and attracts the audience with his humor and warmth. To find out more about the musical, you will have to go in person and watch it live as nothing is as exciting as watching this musical with your own eyes. So, grab your cheap Fiorello Show tickets now as they are offered at great prices on our website.