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Half-Past Wednesday - The New Musical Version Of Rumpelstiltskin


Release Date: 08/23/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 94690  
Composer:  Robert Colby
Performer:  David WintersSean GarrisonDom DeluiseAudre Johnston,   ... 
Conductor:  Julian Stein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Half-Past Wednesday, the Off-Broadway musical from 1962, is a true curiosity from the vault. A modern take on the classic fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin, it starred Dom DeLuise, who was hailed by The New York Times as "a comic genius," for his performance as the King. In a 2009 interview, the late DeLuise recognized this show as the catalyst for finding his first agent. Featuring music by Robert Colby and lyrics by Robert Colby and Nita Jonas, Half-Past Wednesday was re-titled Rumpelstiltskin for this recording.

Cast:
The King - Dom DeLuise
The Prince - Sean Garrison
Erelda - Audre Johnston
Rumpelstiltskin - David Winters
Grandfather - Robert Fitch

Tracks:
1 .
Read more PROLOGUE – I’VE GOT A GOOSE 4:55 Entire Cast
2 . WHAT’S THE FUN OF BEING KING (IF THE KING IS POOR) 3:03 The King
3 . YOU’RE THE SWEET BEGINNING 4:44 The Prince, Erelda
4 . WHO? WHERE? WHAT? 3:46 Rumpelstiltskin
5 . THE SPINNING SONG 2:28 Rumpelstiltskin, Erelda
6 . IF YOU DID IT ONCE 3:03 Entire Cast
7 . HOW LOVELY, HOW LOVELY 3:41 Erelda, The Prince
8 . THE SPINNING SONG (REPRISE) 1:07 Rumpelstiltskin
9 . GRANDFATHER (EV’RY BABY’S BEST FRIEND) 3:29 The King, Grandfather
10 . TO WHIT – TO WHOO 3:59 Rumpelstiltskin
11 . WHAT’S THE NAME OF “WHAT’S HIS NAME”? 3:51 Entire Cast
12 . COMPANIONSHIP 4:54 Rumpelstiltskin
13 . WE KNOW A SECRET SECRET 1:45 Entire Cast
14 . FINALE 1:10 Entire Cast

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Works on This Recording

1.
Half-Past Wednesday "Rumpelstiltskin" by Robert Colby
Performer:  David Winters (Voice), Sean Garrison (Voice), Dom Deluise (Voice),
Audre Johnston (Voice), Robert Fitch (Voice)
Conductor:  Julian Stein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 

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