LP0110. LORELEI, Original 1973 Cast, w.Carol Channing, Robert Fitch, Jack Fletcher, Tamara Long, Peter Palmer, Lee Roy Reams, Ian Tucker. Recorded after the Broadway opening with several changes in cast and score. M-G-M white label stereo MV-5097-OC, Rare 1st pressing, factory-sealed. [red print on jacket]
“LORELEI is a musical with a book by Kenny Solms and Gail Parent, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. It is a revision of the Joseph Fields-Anita Loos book for the 1949 production GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES and includes many of the Jule Styne-Leo Robin songs written for the original.
This 1974 Broadway production of LORELEI, directed by Robert Moore and starring Carol Channing, opened on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on January 27, 1974, following 11 previews and closed on November 3, 1974 after 321 performances. The cast featured Tamara Long as Dorothy and Peter Palmer as Gus, with Brandon Maggart, Dody Goodman, and Lee Roy Reams. Carol Channing was nominated for the 1974 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.”