Filled with jazz, a dash of Broadway and a film noir sensibilty, the score is as hilarious and stunning as the rest of the show. Highlights of the score are many, no real shock considering the caliber of the writers and cast singing it.
|Auberjonois and Edelman - "The Buddy System"|
|The Hour of Powers - Jimmy Powers and the Angel City 4|
Fun Facts About City of Angels:
- The original production ran 24 previews and 879 performances, opening December 11, 1989 and closing January 19, 1992 at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson).
- The show was nominated for 11 1990 Tony Awards, winning 6.
- The show featured the Broadway debut of Carolee Carmello, and Shawn Elliott (Donna Murphy's late husband).
- Director Michael Blakemore was nominated as Best Director of a Musical and Best Director of a Play in 1990 (Lettice and Lovage). He lost both. But he did the same thing in 2000 - and won both! (Kiss Me, Kate and Copenhagen).
Here's a look back at the show, too!
Stone and Stine: James Naughton and Gregg Edelman
(Left) James Naughton and Dee Hoty
(Right) Rachel York
|Kay McClelland and Randy Graff|
"What You Don't About Women"
|The City of Angels Company|