Golden Rainbow 1968

Opened: February 4, 1968

Golden Rainbow - 1968 - Broadway History , Info & More

Forrest Theatre
1114 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA

Based on the play A Hole in the Head by Arnold Shulman

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The York Theatre Company has released first look photos of the cast and creative team for its production of Golden Rainbow, with book by Ernest Kinoy and music and lyrics by Walter Marks, the third offering of the Fall 2023 “Musicals in Mufti” series. Performances begin Saturday afternoon, September 23, 2023 and continue for 11 performances only through Sunday, October 1, 2023.

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Photos: Meet The Cast of GOLDEN RAINBOW At The York Theatre Company
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