LP0209. NO STRINGS, Original 1962 Broadway Cast, w.Richard Kiley, Diahann Carroll. Capitol rainbow label mono O-1695. Excellent, used unworn copy has occasional faintest inaud. paper scratch.
“NO STRINGS is a musical drama with a book by Samuel A. Taylor and words and music by Richard Rodgers, his only Broadway score for which he wrote both lyrics and music, and the first musical he composed after the death of his long-time collaborator Oscar Hammerstein II. It received the nomination for Tony Award, Best Musical. The musical opened on March 15, 1962, at the 54th Street Theatre. It ran for slightly more than six months before transferring to the Broadhurst Theatre, where it continued until August of the following year, for a total of 580 performances and one preview. Joe Layton was both director and choreographer, with Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley starring.”