Sweet Charity

Palace Theatre

Previews Began: January 18, 1966

Opening Night: January 29, 1966

Closing Night: July 15, 1967

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Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Dorothy Fields

Book: Neil Simon

Charity works at a dance club where she has seen only the dark side of life through bad relationships. One day she meets Oscar and believes her luck has changed. When things turn sour, Charity stays sweet and hopeful that someday her ideals will materialize.

Musical Numbers

You Should See Yourself……Charity, Dark Glasses
The Rescue………………………………………Passers-By
Big Spender…….Nickie, Helene, Fan-Dango Girls
Charity’s Soliloquy………………………………….Charity
Rich Man’s Frug….Career Girl, Ballplayer, Patrons
If My Friends Could See Me Now……………Charity
Too Many Tomorrows…………………….Vittorio Vidal
There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than
This……………………………….Charity, Nickie, Helene
I’m The Bravest Individual……………………..Charity,
                                                       Oscar Lindquist

Rhythm of Life…….Brother Harold, Brother Eddie,
                          Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck,
                          Worshippers
Baby Dream Your Dream……………..Nickie, Helene
Sweet Charity……………………………Oscar Lindquist
Where Am I Going………………………………….Charity
I’m A Brass Band………………….Charity, Brass Band
I Love To Cry At Weddings………….Herman, Mike,
                                                        Nickie, Helene,
                                                           Girls, Patrons

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