Applause

Palace Theatre

Previews Began: March 26, 1970

Opening Night: March 30, 1970

Closing Night: July 27, 1972

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Music: Charles Strouse

Lyrics: Lee Adams

Book: Betty Comden

Adolph Green

Eve is Margo Channing’s biggest fan, but isn’t happy until she is able to emulate her in every single way – stooping to steal her friends, fiance and standing as Broadway’s biggest star.

Musical Numbers

Act One

Backstage Babble………………………….First Nighters
Think How It’s Gonna Be……………….Bill Sampson
But Alive…………………………Margo Channing, Boys
The Best Night of My Life………….Eve Harrington
Who’s That Girl?………………………Margo Channing
Applause…………………………………..Bonnie, Gypsies
Hurry Back………………………………Margo Channing
Fasten Your Seat Belts………………..Buzz Richards,
                                                          Bill Sampson, 
                                                       Karen Richards,
                                                    Howard Benedict,
                                                  Duane Fox, Guests
Welcome to the Theatre…………..Margo Channing

Act Two

Inner Thoughts…..Karen Richards, Buzz Richards,
                              Margo Channing
Good Friends….Margo Channing, Karen Richards,
                          Buzz Richards
The Best Night of My Life
(Reprise)…………………………………….Eve Harrington
She’s No Longer a Gypsy………Bonnie, Duane Fox,
                                                  Gypsies
One of a Kind…….Bill Sampson, Margo Channing
One Hallowe’en………………………….Eve Harrington
Something Greater…………………..Margo Channing
Finale………………………Margo Channing, Company

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