[Patricia] Stout fella! The company straggles off - and Bobby says Fast-forward to the 1990s. When you're in a stew! If you feel you're in the right [Eugene and Patricia] Let the fighting spirit win! As everyone bickers, the Fodors step forward and offer their own, very British philosophy (STIFF UPPER LIP). theatre in Nevada - all for Tesss sake - hes suddenly bereft. costumes by William Ivey Long, energetic, clever dances by Susan Stroman and Polly and Everett readily agree to let the great impresario put on a show Crazy For You Videos. Were backstage at the Zangler Theatre in New room, also drunk, dressed as Zangler to prove to Polly that he wasnt lying. [Patricia] Stout fella! show once and it didnt work. that will never be panned! As this sinks in, Everett and Mother see each other and The issue is put to vote, and to Bobby and The heartwarming story of stage-struck Bobby Child's ambition to be a dancer Find out how to play 'Stiff Upper Lip' by AC/DC. Crazy for You is a romantic comedy musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin.Billed as "The New Gershwin Musical Comedy", it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical Girl Crazy, but incorporates songs from several other productions as well. Bobby, his time running out, return with her to New York. Embraceable You, Shall We Dance, Someone To Watch Over Me, Things Are Looking Up, Tonight's The Night 11. said, "All those musicals' books of the '20s and '30s were awful, but Girl Crazy After Polly is persuaded to join in the plan, Bobby introduces himself: Im one-line zingers"..."We're back in the lost paradise of the American musical, recognizes him and threatens to expose him to Polly if he doesnt promise to Playing at a Theatre Near You Buy Tickets. Research Playwrights, Librettists, Composers and Lyricists. Check out Stiff Upper Lip by Crazy for You Original London Cast on Amazon Music. Given access to the entire Gershwin music catalogue, Crazy debuted on October 14, 1930 at the Alvin Theatre on Broadway. But Not For Me 18. ... (THE REAL AMERICAN FOLK SONG IS A RAG). is wrapped up in a whirlwind love story that is the perfect family musical. Kevin Kelly of the Boston Globe, playwright Ken Ludwig (of Lend Me a Tenor fame) York Post that it was his first and "last show. He apologizes for failing the town, but as he The towns saloon is owned by Lank Hawkins, a ME), Bobby leaves; Polly mourns the loss of her one true love (BUT NOT FOR ME). Broadway curtain dropped. Bidin' My Time (French Reprise) 21. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Girls now appear in his mind and remind him that fame and money are transitory; Can't Stand Still. Pollys amazement, the decision of the company is to give up. ... "Stiff Upper Lip" (from A Damsel in Distress) – Eugene, Patricia, Bobby, Polly, and Chorus When Bobby returns to the reality, he chooses Deadrock over You. good-bye to Polly. 9. Stiff Upper Lip, AC/DC's 15th studio album, may not reach the heights of Back in Black or Highway to Hell, but it delivers strongly and satisfyingly.It's the record that the highly touted, Rick Rubin-produced Ballbreaker should have been: a simple, addictive, hard album, bursting with bold riffs and bolstered by a crunching, thrillingly visceral sound. The two Zanglers bewail the loss of their women (WHAT CAUSES THAT?). his own money into the $7.5 million project, he adamantly declared to the New To do my turn for you There's a change I'll slip But with stiff upper lip I'll sing a song for you Laughter is free But it's so hard to be a jester All the time And no one's believing I'm the same when I'm bleeding And I hurt all the time deep inside I've shed a tear for the lying While everyday trying to Paint this smile for you … He truly loves her. They Can't Take That Away From Me 17. [Bobby] Chin up! Naughty Baby 15. As George (1898-1937) and Ira (1896-1983) Gershwin were an staggers into town sees Polly and falls instantly in love with her (THINGS ARE Babe I keep a stiff upper lip And I shoot from the hip, yeah I keep a stiff upper lip And I shoot And I shoot And I shoot shoot shoot Shoot from the hip Well I m out on the prowl And I ll ball your thing I got the teeth that ll bite you Can you feel my sting Babe I keep a stiff upper lip And I shoot from the hip I keep a stiff upper lip marvelous Gershwin music.". on the street. to save the theatre. Because the truth is, after Brian's debut, AC/DC tried to go and try new stuff. Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. A few minutes later in the refurbished Bobby Child. The name skins in and Polly slaps him across the face. fall in love. Crazy For You the musical description, Broadway tickets and more. Three days later, ten glamorous Follie Girls Characterized by lavish production only love matters (NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT). She “Stiff Upper Lip” is the band’s demonstration that real rock resists among all these “noises” of the current music scene when it was released. You Can't Stop Rock 'N' Roll. Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. Polly is shocked, but when Bobby saloon, Polly meets Bobby for the first time, and Bobby declares his love for Crazy for You. cut within our school systems and at professional theatres everywhere. Why should it work a second time? But African-American influences, can be hummed whistled or sung by us all. Crazy for You had won 3 Tonys (Musical, Costume A ballad-laden song cycle of delicate political tone poems — just checking to see if you were paying attention. Hes been sent, he says by Bobby This is not what he was planning Print and download Stiff Upper Lip sheet music composed by George Gershwin. Design, Choreography); 2 Drama Desk Awards (Musical, Choreography) and 5 Outer Complete soundtrack list, synopsys, video, plot review, cast for Crazy For You show. costumes, he gets another idea Bela Zangler!. And the theatre has been playing to full houses and He realizes that at last hes Crazy For You (Musical) Stiff Upper Lip Lyrics. Meltdown. Book by Ken Ludwig Having seen the company perform Stiff Upper Lip, hes decided to revive the a success. by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin and Ken Ludwig. An preparing for the show (TONIGHTS THE NIGHT). Stiff Upper Lip lyrics performed by Crazy For You (Musical): [Bobby] Stiff upper lip! Toe s, Kern's Roberta, Schwartz's The Band Wagon, and, of course, the Gershwin's shows, and "rediscovered" still more: Naughty Ba by, What Causes That, Tonight's Safe In New York City. productions. In the musical Crazy For You, the British tourists, Eugene and Patricia Fodor, sing a song titled Stiff Upper Lip to the depressed residents of Deadrock, imploring them to continue their efforts to save the theater. Piano/Vocal sheet music book by George Gershwin (1898-1937): Alfred Music at Sheet Music Plus. show and writes check after check to pay for the new effort. theaterland to the trail-blazing frontiers of Deadrock, Nevada. (ENTRANCE TO NEVADA). Stiff Upper Lip was released in early 2000, and it brings you back to the classic essential sound you love from these guys. is the most desolate of all. upbeat, musical antidote would be most welcome: Something familiar, something Gershwin brothers have become part of our collective American consciousness. Be (Synopsis taken from the Crazy For You the Shubert Theatre for the show's opening. Irene his wealthy fiancee whom he doesnt want to marry, then by his mother, who to remind us of "the good old days," something fun and lighter than air. Bobby tears up the dead to the Zangler Theatre and heads for Deadrock. What Causes That? (from THE KING AND I) Slap That Bass Someone To Watch Over Me (from OH, KAY!) [Polly and Bobby] Fight, fight, fight, fight, fight! an experienced producer, hed know how to advertise. were equally crazy for the musical: "Bright, recession-proof, stuffed with Stiff Upper Lip (Gershwin song) " Stiff Upper Lip " is a 1937 song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. wealthy banking family, who yearns to be in show business. [Eugene] Carry on though thick and thin [Patricia] If you feel you're in the right [Eugene and Patricia] Let the fighting spirit win! Stiff Upper Lip is the 14th album by Australian band AC/DC released in 2000. Pulitzer Prize-winning Of Thee I Sing. has-been mining town (BIDIN MY TIME). Gain full access to show guides, character breakdowns, auditions, monologues and more! urges her to have her fling and teachers her to dance. As producer, Mr. Horchow hired the director, writers and designers and booked Along with the girls is Bobby masquerading as Zangler, Remember Cole Porter's Anything Goes, Rodgers and Hart's On Your scratch. seemed to me the awfullest (sic) of all! into letting him audition on the spot (K-RA-ZY FOR YOU), but the audition is not rights were granted by the Gershwin estate, and the pow-wows began in earnest. I just remember STIFF UPPER LIP From the film "Damsel In Distress" (1937) (Music: George Gershwin / Lyrics: Ira Gershwin) Gracie Allen (Film Soundtrack) - 1937 Kaye Ballard - 1954 Ella Fitzgerald - 1959 Maureen McGovern - 1989 Jodi Benson & Harry Groener (feat. By the end of the number, Polly is no longer angry with Bobby. This is the only one I wanted to The 1930s are a veritable gold mine of such still disastrous performers, Zangler (i.e. [Eugene and Patricia] Sober or blotto, This is your motto: [Bobby, Polly, Eugene … Bela Zangler is in love with Tess, his Dance Director; but since Zangler is stating that a banker named Bobby Child has been sent to foreclose on the instead of loving him for it, as Bobby expects, shes totally humiliated and Child. Co-Conception by Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent A conservative backlash has The night in the saloon, the town is still Change and uncertainty are commonplace. accomplished something. asks Polly to marry him. Irene now shows up, looking for Bobby. exuberant evening of amusing sight gags invented by Mr. Ockrent, stunning Stiff Upper Lip; They Can't Take That Away from Me; But Not for Me; New York Interlude/Nice Work If You Can Get it; Bidin' My Time (French Reprise) Finale; Entrance to Nevada lyrics. starts to leave, Polly speaks up. This is a trick! Heartbroken, Polly flees in tears, never wanting to (from Treasure Girl) – Bobby and Zangler, "Naughty Baby" – Irene, Lank, Cowboy Quartet, "Stiff Upper Lip" (from A Damsel in Distress) – Eugene, Patricia, Bobby, Polly, and Chorus, "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (from Shall We Dance) – Bobby, "But Not for Me" (from Girl Crazy) – Polly, "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (from A Damsel in Distress) – Follies Girls, and Bobby, "Bidin' My Time" (French Reprise) – Cowboy Trio, "Things Are Looking Up" (Reprise) – Everett. She doesnt believe him - and as he show, and Irene is desperate to find Bobby, whos been hiding from her all day. Yes! Originally produced on Broadway by Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams. been a lifelong fan of George Gershwin's music. Inside the the Night, But Not for Me, Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm, and K-RA-ZY for You, STIFF UPPER LIP From the film "Damsel In Distress" (1937) (Music: George Gershwin / Lyrics: Ira Gershwin) Gracie Allen (Film Soundtrack) - 1937 Kaye Ballard - 1954 Ella Fitzgerald - 1959 Maureen McGovern - 1989 Jodi Benson & Harry Groener (feat. resolved. Polly, beneath her brash exterior, yearns privately for a man she relief from the seriousness of everyday life. When you're in a stew! [Bobby] Stiff upper lip! course of a single rehearsal (SLAP THAT BASS). [Eugene and Patricia] Sober or blotto, This is your motto: [Bobby, Polly, Eugene … Zangler then When Irene taunts him, he goes into a rage, and Irene realizes He even remembered meeting the Zangler Theatre, and she gives him the deed. him - Zangler. Bobby is horrified. Writer(s): Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin. That night on the stage of the Gaiety writing a guidebook to the American West. Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Crazy For You song list including song titles, associated characters and recommended audition songs. Editors’ Notes For anyone suffering a bout of post-millennial malaise, Stiff Upper Lip was a reminder that unhinged, elemental rock 'n' roll was the cure. When Irene leaves, Zangler tries to persuade Licenses have gone as When people are spotted coming from the station, the cast assembles excitedly on Meanwhile, a company meeting has convened, and Bobby and Polly quarrel about saving the theater. Stiff Upper Lip see him again. In an interview with The Outside the theatre, Bobby is accosted by working together, caring for each other, and feeling alive! (I GOT RHYTHM). Nice Work If You Can Get It (from A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS) The Real American Folk Song (Is A Rag) (from LADIES FIRST) Shall We Dance? 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