Recorded June 16 and 17, 1997 at Edison Studios in New York City, this City Center Encores cast recording of The Boys from Syracuse features Hans Spialek’s original orchestrations, newly restored, under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. The cast includes Mario Cantone, Davis Gaines, Malcolm Gets, Debbie Gravitte, Julie Halston, Rebecca Luker, Michael McGrath and Sarah Uriarte Berry.
Featuring the cast of Christopher Hewett’s celebrated 1963 off-Broadway production of The Boys from Syracuse, this original cast recording was conducted by René Wiegert, with new orchestrations by Larry Wilcox. The album was recorded and released on Capitol records in 1963 shortly after the show’s April 15 opening.
Under the musical direction of conductor Lehman Engel, a studio cast led by Jack Cassidy and Portia Nelson created this recording of songs from The Boys from Syracuse on June 4, 5 and 8, 1953, at Columbia’s Thirtieth Street Studio in New York City. An initial version of the recording, containing highlights from the recording session, was released in February … Read More
Returning to Broadway in 2002, this limited engagement revival of Rodgers & Hart’s The Boys from Syracuse opened on August 18, 2002 at the American Airlines Theatre, where it played for 73 performances. Featuring a new book by playwright Nicky Silver, the production was directed by Scott Ellis and featured choreography by Rob Ashford. The cast was led by Jonathan … Read More
On May 1, 1997, The Boys from Syracuse opened in a limited-run concert production at New York’s City Center as part of their Encores! series. Directed by Susan H. Schulman and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the production featured Mario Cantone, Davis Gaines, Malcolm Gets, Debbie Gravitte, Julie Halston, Rebecca Luker, Michael McGrath, Marian Seldes and Sarah Uriarte Berry.
Under the direction of Dame Judi Dench, The Boys from Syracuse returned to the West End in a limited engagement production at London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, where it played through September 5. Dench was nominated for a Lawrence Olivier Award for Best Direction, and the outdoor production was awarded Best Musical Revival that year. Jenny Galloway also won … Read More
Rodgers & Hart’s The Boys from Syracuse made its off-Broadway premiere at Theatre Four on April 15, 1963, playing a total of 500 performances. Directed by Christopher Hewett and choreographed by Bob Herget, the production featured Stuart Damon, Clifford David, Danny Carroll and Julienne Marie. The revival earned two Theatre World Awards and the Obie Award for Best Musical.
On July 18, 1940, Universal Pictures released the film adaptation of Rodgers & Hart’s The Boys from Syracuse, premiering the film in Syracuse, New York. Directed by A. Edward Sutherland, the movie starred Allan Jones, Martha Raye, Joe Penner, Rosemary Lane and Irene Hervey. Nominated for two Academy Awards, the picture featured six Rodgers & Hart tunes: four hits from the Broadway … Read More
Based on William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, Rodgers & Hart’s The Boys from Syracuse premiered on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on November 23, 1938. Directed by George Abbott, the production featured Eddie Albert, Ronald Graham, Teddy Hart, Jimmy Savo, Muriel Angelus and Marcy Westcott. The highly anticipated show from the darlings of Broadway went on to run 235 … Read More
In this swinging trio from The Boys from Syracuse, neglected wives Adriana, Luciana and Luce commiserate about the sweet song they must sing to keep their marriages afloat. The song was introduced in 1938 by Muriel Angelus, Marcy Westcott and Wynn Murray singing a sophisticated vocal arrangement by Hugh Martin. Subsequent renditions include recordings by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, … Read More
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