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Encyclopedia > Tell Me on a Sunday
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Tell Me on a Sunday is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black. The Black Crook (1866), considered by some historians to be the first musical[1] Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. ... Don Black OBE (born June 21, 1938) is an English lyricist. ...


A one-woman tour-de-force about a young British woman's romantic misadventures in New York City and Hollywood, it was written specifically for Marti Webb. It was presented at the Sydmonton Festival in the summer of 1979, subsequently recorded for an album release, and was aired as a one-hour television special by the BBC the following January. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... ... Marti Webb in Andrew Lloyd Webbers Song and Dance (1982) Marti Webb (born 13 December 1944, in London) is a musical actress from England, who appeared on stage in Evita, before starring in Andrew Lloyd Webbers one woman show Tell Me On A Sunday in the mid 1980s. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ...


Combined with a ballet choreographed to Lloyd Webber's Variations, a classical piece based on the A Minor Caprice No. 24 by Paganini, it became Act I of Song and Dance, first mounted in London in 1982 (again with Marti Webb, followed by Sarah Brightman, who replaced her in 1984), then Americanized for a 1985 Broadway production with Bernadette Peters. For other uses, see Ballet (disambiguation). ... Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (October 27, 1782 – May 27, 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. ... Song and Dance is a musical entertainment comprised of two unrelated acts. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Sarah Brightman (born August 14, 1960) is an English classical crossover soprano, actress and dancer. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Bernadette Peters (born February 28, 1948) is an American actress and singer. ...


Reverted to its one-act format, the show was substantially updated and rewritten, with additional material by Jackie Clune and five new songs, for a 2003 London production at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Christopher Luscombe and starring Denise Van Outen, it ran for ten months. Marti Webb succeeded Van Outen in the West End and subsequently toured the UK with the show. Webb was succeeded on the tour by Faye Tozer and then Patsy Palmer. female comedy cabaret performer/writer and broadcaster. ... Schillers Don Carlos starring Derek Jacobi as Philip II of Spain at the Gielgud Theatre, February 2005 The Gielgud Theatre, named after British actor John Gielgud, is a West End theatre in Londons Shaftesbury Avenue at the corner of Rupert Street. ... Denise van Outen (born May 27, 1974, Basildon, Essex, England, UK) is a British television hostess and stage actress. ... Faye Louise Tozer (born Northampton, November 14, 1975) is a singer who gained fame as a member of the band Steps. ...


In the revised version, the girl is more of a predator who goes to New York looking for men and love but finds self-deception. "Speed Dating," one of the new songs, is typical of the new emphasis of the piece.


The song "Take That Look Off Your Face" proved to be a major UK charts hit for Webb. Take That Look Off Your Face is the title of a hit song by musical theatre composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. ...


In 2008 the alloy theater company [1] restaged the original one act version starring Irish actress Maxine Linehan[2] at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd street, the first New York production in 22 years.


2003 song list

  • Take That Look Off Your Face
  • Let Me Finish
  • It's Not the End of the World
  • Goodbye Mum, Goodbye Girls
  • Haven in the Sky
  • First Letter Home
  • Speed Dating
  • Second Letter Home
  • Tyler King
  • Capped Teeth and Caesar Salad
  • You Made Me Think You Were in Love
  • Capped Teeth and Caesar Salad (Reprise)
  • It's Not the End of the World (If He's Younger)
  • Third Letter Home
  • Unexpected Song
  • Come Back With the Same Look in Your Eyes
  • Let's Talk About You
  • Take That Look Off Your Face (Reprise)
  • Tell Me on a Sunday
  • It's Not the End of the World
  • Fourth Letter Home
  • Ready Made Life/I'm Very You
  • Let Me Finish
  • Nothing Like You've Ever Known
  • Fifth Letter Home
  • Somewhere, Someplace, Sometime

See also

Song and Dance is a musical entertainment comprised of two unrelated acts. ...

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