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Blood Red Roses   

John Golden Theatre, (3/22/1970 - 3/22/1970)
First Preview: Mar 05, 1970 Total Previews: 20
Opening Date: Mar 22, 1970    
Closing Date: Mar 22, 1970 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Drama, History, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1854-55. Britain, the Crimean Peninsula, during the Crimean War.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Seymour Vall and Louis S. Goldman; Produced in association with Rick Mandell and Bjorn I. Swanstrom
Music by Michael Valenti; Lyrics by John Lewin; Book by John Lewin; Musical Director: Milton Setzer; Music orchestrated by Julian Stein and Abba Bogin
Directed by Alan Schneider; Musical Staging by Larry Fuller
Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein; Costume Design by Deirdre Cartier; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
General Manager: Diana Shumlin; Company Manager: Paul Groll
Production Stage Manager: Richard Thayer
Music Preparation: Jack Hansen
General Press Representative: Abby Hirsch; Press Representative: Ellen Rosenberg; Advertising: Mike Mones
Charles AbbottRussian Soldier
Philip BrunsPrivate John Smalls
Jeanie CarsonQueen Victoria
Bessie Bellwood
Florence Nightingale
Alice Crabbe
a Bawd
Keene CurtisNapoleon III
Ronald DrakePrince Albert
Bill GibbensGrenadier Guard
Jay GregoryW. H. Russell
Correspondent for the London Times
Lowell HarrisCornet Edwin May
4th Light Dragoons
Jess RichardsPrivate William Cockroft
William TostGrenadier Guard
Sydney WalkerFitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan
Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces, the Crimea
Standby: Frances Sternhagen (Alice Crabbe, Bessie Bellwood, Florence Nightingale, Queen Victoria)
Understudies: Charles Abbott (Private John Smalls), Bill Gibbens (Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan, Private William Cockroft), Jay Gregory (Prince Albert), Lowell Harris (Napoleon III, W. H. Russell) and William Tost (Cornet Edwin May, Russian Soldier)
music by Michael Valenti; lyrics by John Lewin
ACT 1 Sung By
The Cream of English YouthBritish Army
A Garden in the SunQueen Victoria, Prince Albert and Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan (Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces, the Crimea)
In the Country Where I Come FromPrivate William Cockroft
The Cream of English Youth (Reprise) Private John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
Black Dog RumFusiliers
How Fucked up Things ArePrivate John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
The English RosePrivate John Smalls and Private William Cockroft
O Rock EternalQueen Victoria and Prince Albert
Soldiers AnthemFusiliers
ACT 2 Sung By
Blood Red RosesPrivate William Cockroft
The Fourth Light DragoonsCornet Edwin May (4th Light Dragoons)
The English Rose (Reprise) Private John Smalls
The English Rose (Reprise) Civilians
Song of Greater BritainBessie Bellwood
Song of the Fair Dissenter LassAlice Crabbe (a Bawd)
FinaleEntire Company