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New Girl In Town. Musical. Book written by George Abbott. Based on the 1921 Eugene O'Neill play "Anna Christie." Choreographed by Bob Fosse
. Directed by George Abbott
. 46th Street Theatre: 14 May 1957- 24 May 1958 (431 performances). Cast: Gwen Verdon
(as "Anna"), Thelma Ritter
(as "Marthy"), Del Anderson (as "Oscar/Singer"), ...
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Did You Know?
Sex in a dance is in the eyes of the beholder. I never thought my dances sexy. I suppose that's because I see myself with my face washed, and to me I look like a rabbit.
Before Sweet Charity went to Broadway, something terrible happened to Gwen. Her throat began hurting, but she continued to sing until she was almost completely voiceless. She was hospitalized, and it was discovered that a feather from one of the boas used for costume was wrapped around her vocal chords.
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