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Brigadoon - 1947 - Broadway

'Brigadoon' is a mythical and magical village located in the Scottish Highlands. Two unsuspecting travelers from the United States stumble upon the town while hunting and are immediately swept up in the activities of the townsfolk whose home only appears for one day every one hundred years.



Tommy, who is unhappy with his mundane life in the States, is immediately drawn into the lives of the villagers who are wonderfully untouched by the modern word He meets and becomes fascinated with a lovely Scottish girl, Fiona, and his life will never be the same.



Tommy's friend Jeff is less enchanted by the surroundings, but he too is eventually caught up in what is happening in Brigadoon, becoming reluctantly entangled with the fetching maid Meg. The villagers are eager with anticipation as the wedding of two young people, Charlie and Jeannie approaches, and the exciting day progresses from eager anticipation to wistful realization that the magical day must end and not come again for a hundred years.



Tommy must make the decision to return to his life in New York or remain in the highlands, and his reluctant return to his old life is soon regretted. Somehow he must return to Brigadoon and to Fiona.



'Brigadoon' is filled with beautiful music, including, in addition to the lovely title song, 'Almost Like Being in Love', 'The Heather on the Hill', 'Come to Me, Bend to Me', and 'There But For You Go I'.



Book and lyrics for 'Brigadoon are by Alan Jay Lerner, and music is by Frederick Loewe The musical opened on Broadway in 1947.



Gene Kelley and Van Johnson appeared as the Americans in the movie version of the musical released in 1954. Cyd Charisse was the lovely Fiona.

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by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
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by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
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by Fiona Scott - Mar 5, 2020
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by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
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by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Mar 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
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by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
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by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 12, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Los Angeles production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music. Performances will begin at the Greenway Court Theatre in West Hollywood on May 15th, 2020 and will run through June 21st, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
In support of live theatre and the Sharon Playhouse in Sharon Connecticut, Broadway's Haley Swindal (Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde) has created a video celebration homage to Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand...recreating their iconic mash up of Happy Days Are Here Again (Milton Ager & Jack Yellen) and Get Happy (Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
On Sunday, September 13, Opera Orlando fans are in for a special treat as executive director and acclaimed baritone Gabriel Preisser presents an exclusive concert of his personal opera and musical theater favorites in celebration of his recent Grammy win.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation will host three Dancing Dialogues, live virtual panel discussion with prominent dance makers and artists including Ronald K. Brown, Patricia Delgado, Virginia Johnson, and Francesca Harper, on Monday nights from July 20 - August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 6, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
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by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts today announced that legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will perform at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Friday, June 19th with special guest Jackson Browne.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
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by Cary Ginell - Feb 22, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
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by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
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by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
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by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
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by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
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by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts has announced that President and CEO Kelley Shanley has been honored with The George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts from the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's theater and arts honors.
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2020
Join Paper Mill on the set of its 1995 production of Brigadoon. Hosted by Robert Johanson and Music Director James Coleman, with performances by Johanson, Lee Merrill, Joe Mahowald, and Diane Pennington.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2020
Today we rewind to 2017, for the New York City Center gala presentation of Brigadoon. Featuring a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe, the musical is about two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
When the Covid-19 crisis hit in March, Olney Theatre Center had to quickly make difficult decisions to cancel and postpone several productions including The Amateurs and The Humans.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Sing and celebrate the Great American Songbook with these 92Y online programs!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that India Adams, whose long career as a singer and actress spanned nearly seven decades, died Saturday, April 25th at Tarzana Medical Center in Los Angeles, after a short illness.
by BWW Prompts - Apr 22, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
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