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A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine

Full-Length Musical, Comedy

Book and Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
Music by Frank Lazarus

Two one-act plays provide a double feature more hilarious than any presented in Hollywood's heyday: the first, a salute to the Golden Age of film musicals; the second, a rambunctious Marx Bros. farce.

A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine

  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Farce, Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Accolades
Accolades
  • Winner! 1980 Tony Awards for Featured Actress & Choreography
    Nominee: 1980 Tony Awards for Best Musical
    Nominee: 1980 Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical
    Nominee: 1980 Tony Awards for Original Score
    Winner! 1980 Drama Desk Awards for Featured Actress & Choreography
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Summary
Two one-act plays provide a double feature more hilarious than any presented in Hollywood's heyday: the first, a salute to the Golden Age of film musicals; the second, a rambunctious Marx Bros. farce. Winner of two Tony Awards in the hit Broadway production directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune.

*NOTE: A Night in the Ukraine may be produced as a one-act musical. Additional music is available to make it a full evening's entertainment. The libretto remains the same as Act II of Hollywood/Ukraine. A Day in Hollywood may not be produced by itself.

History
A Day In Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine premiered on the West End at the Mayfair Theatre on March 28, 1979. The show opened on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre on May 1, 1980, transferred to the Royale Theatre on June 17, 1980.
A Day In Hollywood
The Company of A Night In The Ukraine


A Night In The Ukraine

MRS PAVLENKO - A Rich Widow
CARLO - Her Italian Footman
GINO - Her Gardiner
SERGE B. SAMOVAR - A Moscow Lawyer
NINA - Mrs. Pavlenko's Daughter
CONSTANTINE - A Coachman
MASHA - The Maid
SASCHA - A Manservent
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

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ACT 1
1 - Just Go To The Movies
1a - Just Go To The Movies Reprise
2 - Mr. Sid Grauman
3 - Famous Feet
4 - Nelson
5 - Playoff
6 - Story Behind The Song
6a - Hollywood Playoff
7 - Richard Whiting Medley
7a - Blue Horizon
8 - Thanks For The Memories
8a - Easy To Love
9 - Doin' The Production Code
10A - Finale (Act 1) Night In Ukrane
11 - Act 1 Bows

Act 2
12 - Entr'acte
13 - Fanfare
14 - Opening (Merry Villagers)
15 - Gino Mime
15a - Carlo Solo "Melody in F"
16 - Samovar Entrance
16a - Samovar the Lawyer
16b - Samovar Dance
17 - Just Like That
17a - Samovar's Exit
18 - Again
19 - Gino's "Harp" Solo
20 - A Duel, A Duel!
21 - "Carlo Plays Tchaikovsky"
22 - Natasha
22a - Natasha Playoff
23 - Finale Act 2
24 - Curtain Call
25 - Exit Music

Piano I
Piano II
Piano III
  • Musical StyleClassic Broadway
  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Orchestra SizeSmall/Combo, Piano Only
  • Chorus SizeNo Chorus

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9 Piano I Scores
1 Piano II Score
1 Piano III Score

Authors

Author

Dick Vosburgh

Author

Frank Lazarus

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