Stage Gallery IV

Compiled by John Kenrick

The photos below are in thumbnail form – to see them full size, give 'em a click! Some of them may take a few moments to download. All of these items come from the author's personal archives. (For a note on rights for photos used on this site, please click here.)

Sheet music cover for The Music ManThe original sheet music cover for "Till There Was You," the hit ballad introduced by Barbara Cook in Meredith Willson's The Music Man (1957). It was published by the Frank Music Corporation – which belonged to Willson's friend and fellow songwriter, Frank Loesser.

1960 Columbia Records cast albums adIn the early 1960s, Columbia Records ran this ad boasting about their extensive catalog of original cast recordings.

London program for Canterbury TalesThe original program cover for the British musical version of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. A long-running hit in London, the New York production did not last. Despite a witty libretto and stellar cast, Broadway audiences did not take the rock-flavored score to heart.

The Les Miserables logo at Broadway's Imperial TheatreThe Les Miserables logo atop Broadway's Imperial Theatre.

Chicago logo at The Shubert, NYCNew York's Shubert Theatre, original home of the hit revival of Chicago.

The renewed theatres of 42nd Street, NYCFrom left to right – The Times Square Theatre, The Ford Center & The New Victory.

Ann Miller in Follies (10642 bytes)Ann Miller sings a showstopping "I'm Still Here" in the Paper Mill Playhouse revival of Sondheim's Follies.

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