Where's Charley?   (Loesser)    (Naxos Musicals 8.120890)
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Where's Charley?   (Loesser)    (Naxos Musicals 8.120890)
PE0189. Where’s Charley? (Loesser), Original 1958 London Cast, incl. Norman Wisdom, Pip Hinton, Terence Cooper, Pamela Gale, Jerry Desmonde, Felix Felton, Marion Grimaldi, etc.; Hans Christian Andersen – Songs from the 1952 Film, w.Gordon Jenkins Cond. Danny Kaye; Frank Loesser: The Ugly Duckling; Inchworm; The King’s New Clothes. (E.U.) Naxos Musicals 8.120890, recorded 1958/’52, resp. Transfers by David Lennick. - 636943289020


“WHERE'S CHARLEY? is a theatre musical with music & lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by George Abbott. The story was based on the play CHARLEY'S AUNT by Brandon Thomas. The show opened at the Palace Theatre on 20 February, 1958 and ran for 404 performances. It was directed by William Chappell. This audio recording is of the London performance; no cast album of the Broadway production was ever made, due to a labour dispute that year.”

-Zillah Dorset Akron