Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (musical)Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a stage musical based on the 1. Albert R. Broccoli. The music and lyrics were written by Richard and Robert Sherman with book by Jeremy Sams. ProductionsOriginal London production.
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The musical premiered in the West End at the London Palladium on April 1. Sherman Brothers who wrote the original Academy Award- nominated title and song score as well.
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The West End production, directed Adrian Noble (at the time the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company) with musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne, closed in September 2. It was the longest running show ever at the London Palladium, taking in over £7.
The Palladium's famous revolving stage (as seen on Sunday Night at the London Palladium) was entirely taken out to accommodate the technology and storage space for the flying Chitty car, which itself holds the Guinness World Record as the most expensive stage prop, costing £7. Original Broadway production. The Broadway production opened on April 2. Lyric Theatre (then the Hilton Theatre), garnering good reviews only for the lavish sets.
Ben Brantley in the New York Times noted that the show "naggingly recalls the cold, futurist milieus of movies like 'Modern Times' and 'Metropolis,' in which machines rule the universe" and featured songs that sounded "not unlike what you might hear in sing- along hour in a pre- K class". The production was again directed by Adrian Noble with choreography by Gillian Lynne and starred Raúl Esparza (Caractacus Potts), Erin Dilly (Truly Scrumptious), Philip Bosco (Grandpa Potts), Marc Kudisch (Baron Bomburst), Jan Maxwell (Baroness Bomburst) and Henry Hodges (Jeremy Potts). The Broadway production closed on December 3. According to producer Nicholas Paleologos, "A substantial portion of the $1.
Broadway." A US National tour began in November 2. Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with a revised script by Ray Roderick, who is the tour director. These revisions have since become part of the licensed script. The original US touring prop car is now under exclusive ownership by Tony Garofalo of New York City, released by Big League Productions and currently being used for private display use as well as fundraising events. This prop vehicle is a full sized version and fully equipped with many hydraulically activated stage tricks, such as surround stage mounted lighting, retractable wings, and spinning 4.
Subsequent UK touring productions. Since closing in London, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang toured around the UK, stopping in Sunderland (9 December 2. March 2. 00. 6), Manchester (2. March 2. 00. 6- 1. June 2. 00. 6), Birmingham (2. June 2. 00. 6- 2 September 2. Liverpool (1. 8 September 2.
November 2. 00. 6), Edinburgh (1 December 2. February 2. 00. 7), Bristol (9 March 2. June 2. 00. 7) and Southampton (2. June- 1. 5 September 2. Bradford (1. 1 February 2.
April 2. 00. 8), Sunderland (1. April 2. 00. 8 - 7 June 2. Cardiff (3 July 2. August 2. 00. 8). The UK Tour visited Asia for the first time when it opened on 2 November 2. Singapore's Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay.
Encouraging ticket sales resulted in an extension of the show to 9 December, adding 2. November 2. 00. 7.In 2.
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UK until 2. 01. 0 on a smaller scale, directed by original director Adrian Noble and choreographed by David Morgan. This tour used the script revisions used for the US tour by Ray Roderick. A brand new production by Music and Lyrics Productions opened at the West Yorkshire Playhouse for the Christmas 2. James Brining and choreographed by Stephen Mear. Following the run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, the production toured the UK and Ireland from February 2. Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, and ended in February 2.
Bristol Hippodrome. Australian production.
The Australian national production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened on November 1. Capitol Theatre in Sydney, featuring David Hobson and Rachael Beck. German production. The German premiere of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang took place on April 3. State Theatre on Gaertnerplatz in Munich/Germany, translated by Frank Thannhaeuser, directed by Josef E. Koepplinger and choreographed by Ricarda Regina Ludigkeit. Act 1. Overture — Orchestra.
Prologue — Company"You Two" — Caractacus, Jeremy & Jemima"Them Three" — Grandpa Potts"Toot Sweets" — Caractacus, Truly, Lord Scrumptious & Ensemble"Think Vulgar" (2. Act English" (2. 00.
Boris and Goran"Hushabye Mountain" — Caractacus"Come to the Funfair" — Company"Me Ol' Bamboo" — Caractacus & Ensemble"Posh!" — Grandpa Potts, Jeremy & Jemima"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" — Caractacus, Truly, Jeremy & Jemima, & Grandpa Potts"Truly Scrumptious" — Jeremy, Jemima & Truly"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (Nautical reprise) — Caractacus, Truly, Jeremy & Jemima"Chitty Takes Flight" — Company. Act 2. Notes: Since the 2.
US tour, the following songs have been omitted: "Come to the Funfair", "Kiddy- Widdy- Winkies", "Us Two/Chitty Prayer". Kiddy- Widdy- Winkies" was replaced with a version of "Lovely Lonely Man" from the original film, sung by Truly Scrumptious. The overall script is also changed to more closely match the film, notably, missing the childcatcher tricking the family by dressing as the Toymaker and Grandpa. In the 2. 01. 2 Australian production,"Kiddie- Widdy- Winkies" was put back in the line- up of songs, but has since not been put back into the 2.
UK tour.^ Actor also plays 'Junkman' after changes to the 2. US tour.^ Actor also plays 'Lord Scrumptious' after changes to the 2. US tour.^ Actress also plays 'Miss Phillips' after changes to the 2. US tour.^ Actor also plays 'Coggins' after changes to the 2. UK tour.^ Actor also plays 'Baron Bomburst' after changes to the 2. US tour. Awards and nominationsOriginal London productionOriginal Broadway production2. UK tourReferences^"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Musical".
Eon productions. Retrieved 2. Brantley, Ben. "She's a Diva on Wheels of Song."New York Times, April 2. Retrieved February 2. Boroff, Philip (Bloomberg News). Two underrated Broadway musicals deserved better: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Sweet Charity may take to the road", Ottawa Citizen.
ARTS; Pg. D4. December 2. Broadway box office grosses for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" Broadwayworld.
Gans, Andrew. "'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Launches National Tour in Florida Nov. November 1. 8, 2.
Car at Garofalo" strawberryfieldsthetribute. May 2. 4, 2. 01. 5^Majid, Hasnita A. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" musical to extend run till Dec 9."Channel News.
Asia. com, November 1, 2. Retrieved February 2. Chitty Chitty to open with a big Bang Bang in Singapore."MI6 News, October 4, 2. Retrieved February 2. External links.
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All. Music. A deluxe reissue of the 1. James Bond creator Ian Fleming's children's novel about a magical car. The songs are by veteran Disney composers Richard and Robert Sherman, and while they're not quite as memorable as what the team came up with for MARY POPPINS, they're certainly better than serviceable, and stars Dick Van Dyke and Sally Anne Howes sing the heck out of them (the title song was nominated for an Academy Award, although it lost to "The Windmills of Your Mind," from the original THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR).