New Faces of 1956 1956

Opened: June 14, 1956

New Faces of 1956 - 1956 - Broadway History , Info & More

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)
243 West 47th St. New York, NY

New Faces was a musical revue with both songs and comedy skits that helped to launch the careers of multiple young performers.

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New Faces of 1956 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Opening
Madame Intepreter
What Does the Dream Mean?
One Perfect Moment
Tell Her
The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay
A Can Full of Trash
A Doll's House
And He Flipped
Girls 'n Girls 'n Girls
I Could Love Him
Steady Edna
Hurry
Isn't She Lovely
Entr'acte
Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle
Don't Wait 'Til It's Too Late to See Paris
Darts
Scratch My Back
Talent
The Broken Kimona
The Greatest Invention
Mustapha Abdullah Abu Ben Al Raajid
Powers Below
She's Got Everything
Finale: New Faces
Change of Heart
La Ronde
April in Fairbanks
Rouge
Boy Most Likely to Succeed
Lola
Stars in the Rough
New Faces of 1956 has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1956 and Broadway which opened in 1956.

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