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Notes and Editorial Reviews
2. Hey Hallelujah!
3. Wait Till I Get You On Your Own
4. Waltz For Mollie
6. Long Night Again Tonight
7. No One Walks Out On Me
8. Saturday - (reprise)
9. Windy City
10. Round In Circles
11. I Can Just Imagine It
12. I Can Talk To You
13. Perfect Casting
14. Bensinger's Poem
15. Water Under The Bridge
16. Windy City - (reprise)
17. Wait Till I Get You On Your Own Tonight
18. I Can Talk To You
19. Shake The City
Principal cast includes: Jeff Shankley (Endicott), Bob Sessions (McCue), Matt Zimmerman (Schwartz), Benny Lee (Wilson), Barry
James (Murphy), Leonard Lowe (Kruger), Simon Clark (Snapper Hayes), Christina Thornton (Jenny), Dennis Waterman (Hildy Johnson), Neil McCaul (Woodenshoes Eichorn), Arhlene Allan (Clara), Terese Stevens (Marceline), Tracy Booth (Joy), Steven Law (Jacobi), Maurice Lane (Drunk), David Hitchen (Mopman), Murray Ewan (Padgett), Amanda Redman (Esther Stone).
Includes liner notes by Rexton S. Bunnett.
Digitally remastered by Steve Rooke and Vic Lanza.
Tracks 17-19 recorded ADD.
Music written by Tony Macaulay. Lyrics written by Dick Vosburgh.
Works on This Recording
Windy City by Tony Macaulay
Dennis Waterman (Singer),
Anton Rodgers (Singer),
Diane Langton (Singer)
Original London Cast Choir
Date of Recording: 1982
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
ONE OF MY FAVORITE "FORGOTTEN" MUSICALS June 7, 2013
By PETER J. (SANTA MONICA , CA) See All My Reviews
"During a stay in London, back in the early 80s, I chanced upon this musical version of THE FRONT PAGE, and was pretty nearly blown out of my seat. I couldn't wait for the Broadway transfer, so I could share my excitement with all my theater-going friends. Well, I'm still waiting, and continue to be puzzled as to why this astonishing show never crossed the pond. Having all but worn out my old LP, I was thrilled to find it available on CD through ArkivMusic, and recommend it to anyone who loves rousing show music and wonderfully witty lyrics. Trust me ... you won't be disappointed. The only thing missing, of course, is the equally inventive staging. At the end of Act One, the set ... a three- train length affair that slid on and off Stage Right and Stage Left, alternately revealing and hiding the jail, the reporter's room in the Courthouse and the sheriff's office ... rolled back and forth, back and forth, as most of the cast chased escaped convict Earl Williams. Up, down, back, forth, went cast and sets, all singing like mad, until the very end, when Williams dove through the reporter's room skylight, scattering glass everywhere. He then leapt into the big roll-top desk Stage Center and pulled the roll-top down over himself as the curtain came down. One of the most exciting First Act endings I've ever seen!"