Cy Coleman

 
Date of Birth: June 14, 1929
Date of Death: November 18, 2004 (75)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Cy Coleman with Bob Fosse and Juliet Prowse Attending a Theatre Benefit party in New York City. November 1981 © Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

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Photo Blast from the Past: Cy Coleman with Bob Fosse and Juliet Prowse
Today, we're featuring Cy Coleman with Bob Fosse and Juliet Prowse in 1981. Fosse won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards for choreography, as well as one for direction. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for his direction of Cabaret. Amongst his many Broadway credits are The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, Pippin, Chicago, Dancin' and many more. Coleman's career as a Broadway composer began when he and Leigh collaborated on Wildcat (1960), which marked the Broadway debut of comedienne Lucille Ball. U's school songs, 'Hey, Fightin' Tigers.' When Ball became ill, she left the show, and it closed. Next for the two was Little Me, with a book by Neil Simon based on the novel of the same name by Patrick Dennis. Prowse starred in such films as including The Fiercest Heart (1961) and Who Killed Teddy Bear? (1965) with Sal Mineo and Elaine Stritch.

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2012-10-18

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