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Make Me a Song

A Musical Revue: Music and lyrics by William Finn. Conceived and directed by Rob Ruggiero.

New Players Theatre, London. Season 6th March, 2008 - 6th April, 2008


MAKE ME A SONG is a compilation of more than twenty hits from one artist’s exceptional career in musical theatre. Effortlessly woven together, these treasured tunes by the composer of the acclaimed Falsettos series and the Tony Award®- winning smash hit The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee tell personal, haunting and often hilarious tales from Finn’s rich and touching human songbook. MAKE ME A SONG brims with spectacular highlights sure to delight long-time fans and newcomers alike.

Musical Numbers

  1. Mister, Make Me A Song
  2. Heart and Music
  3. Hitchhiking Across America
  4. Republicans Part One
  5. Billy's Law-of-Genetics
  6. Passover
  7. Only One
  8. Republicans Part Two
  9. I'd Rather Be Sailing / Set Those Sails
  10. Change
  11. I Have Found
  12. Republicans Part Three
  13. You're Even Better Than You Think You Are
  14. Falsettoland - The Falsettos Suite
  15. Four Jews In A Room Bitching
  16. Tight Knit Family / Love is Blind / My Father's A Homo
  17. Trina's Song
  18. March of the Falsettos
  19. Year of the Child / The Baseball Game
  20. Unlikely Lovers
  21. All Fall Down
  22. Republicans Part Four
  23. Stupid Things I Won't Do
  24. That's Enough For Me
  25. I Went Fishing With My Dad
  26. When the Earth Stopped Turning
  27. Anytime (I Am There)
  28. Song of Innocence and Experience
  29. Finale

Original London Cast

Louise Dearman, Frances Rufelle, Gareth Snook, Simon Thomas, Sally Ann Triplett, Ian H Watkins