Good News! (1993)

Good News! (1993)

by: Lawrence Schwab, B.G. DeSylva, Frank Mandel, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson

by: Lawrence Schwab, B.G. DeSylva, Frank Mandel, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson

Good News! (1993)

Good News! (1993)

by: Lawrence Schwab, B.G. DeSylva, Frank Mandel, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson

by: Lawrence Schwab, B.G. DeSylva, Frank Mandel, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson

Overview

This delightful adaptation of the 1927 Broadway smash features a revised book and several added numbers. The jazzy score by Henderson, DeSylva & Brown includes "The Varsity Drag," "The Best Things In Life Are Free," "Button Up Your Overcoat," "You’re the Cream in My Coffee," and "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries." Set during the Roaring Twenties, Good News! sends up undergrad life at fictional Tait College, where football star Tom Marlowe falls for studious tutor Connie Lane, vivacious flapper Babe O'Day pursues third-string player Bobby Randall, and Professor Charlotte Kenyon rekindles an old flame with Coach Bill Johnson.

Keywords

Friendship, Sports

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Details

  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1920s
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Roles for Teens, Flexible casting, Local Celebrity Cameo, Room for Extras
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Author

Lawrence Schwab

B.G. DeSylva

B. G. DeSylva was a composer, author and publisher, born in New York, NY, January 27, 1895, and died Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1950. Education: University of Southern California. DeSylva wrote songs for several Broadway musicals, including Ziegfeld Follies (1918, 1921), Sinbad, Sally, The Perfect Fool

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Frank Mandel

Lew Brown

Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson were one of the most successful songwriting teams of the twenties. Some of their standards include “Birth of the Blues,” “Black Bottom,” “Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries,” “My Song” and “Sonny Boy.” The original 1927 production of their musical Good News ran for 55 ...

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Ray Henderson

Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson were one of the most successful songwriting teams of the twenties. Some of their standards include “Birth of the Blues,” “Black Bottom,” “Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries,” “My Song” and “Sonny Boy.” The original 1927 production of their musical Good News ran for 55 ...

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