Redhead 1959

Opened: February 5, 1959

Redhead - 1959 - Broadway History , Info & More

46th Street Theatre
226 W.46th St. New York, NY

Redhead is a musical with music composed by Albert Hague and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, who with her brother, Herbert, along with Sidney Sheldon and David Shaw wrote the book/libretto. Set in London in the 1880s, around the time of Jack the Ripper, the musical is a murder mystery in the setting of a wax museum.

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Redhead FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Simpson Sisters
The Right Finger of My Left Hand
Just for Once
Merely Marvelous
The Uncle Sam Rag
Erbie Fitch's Twitch
She's Not Enough Woman for Me
Behave Yourself
Look Who's in Love
My Girl Is Just Enough Woman for Me
Essie's Vision
Two Faces in the Dark
I'm Back in Circulation
We Loves Ya, Jimey
Pick-Pocket Tango
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Chase
Doesn't Take a Minute
You Might Be Next
Going Solo
Don't Mention It
Overture
Simpson Sisters
The Right Finger On My Left Hand
Just For Once
Merely Marvelous
Uncle Sam Rag
Erbie Fitch's Dilemma
She's Not Enough Woman For Me
Behave Yourself
Look Who's In Love
My Girl Is Just Enough
Two Faces In The Dark
I'm Back In Circulation
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I'll Try
Redhead has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959 and Broadway which opened in 1959.
Best Musical and , Best Choreography for Bob FosseBest Conductor and Musical Director for Jay Blackston and Best Costume Design for Rouben Ter-Arutunian.
Redhead has won several Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Choreography for Bob Fosse, Best Conductor and Musical Director for Jay Blackston, and Best Costume Design for Rouben Ter-Arutunian.

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