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FLOYD COLLINS Book by Tina Landau. Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Additional lyrics by Tina Landau. Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award Outstanding Musical of 1996 Floyd Collins was commissioned by The American Musical Theatre Festival in Philadelphia, which produced its world première in 1994. Playwrights Horizons, Inc. in New York City produced Floyd Collins OffBroadway in 1996. Southwark Playhouse, London - 22 February 2012 - 31 March 2012 (Season) Story In 1925, while chasing a dream of fame and fortune turning a Kentucky cave into a tourist attraction, Floyd Collins himself becomes the attraction when he gets trapped 200 feet underground. Alone but for sporadic contact with the outside world, Floyd fights for his sanity and ultimately his life as the rescue effort above explodes into the first genuine media circus. Reporters and gawkers from across the country descend on the property, fueling the hysteria and manipulating the nation into holding its breath. This haunting musical - one of the most acclaimed in recent years - boasts a distinguished score as memorable as it is engaging, as it tells the transcendent tale of a true American dreamer. CAST: 11 men, 2 women MUSICAL NUMBERS: Act I 1. Ballad of Floyd Collins - Company 2. The Call - Floyd 3. It Moves - Floyd 4. Time to Go - Floyd 5. Lucky – Nellie and Miss Jane 6. ‘Tween a Rock An’ a Hard Place (replaced by Where a Man Belongs in 1999) – Family and locals 7. Daybreak – Homer and Floyd 8. Ballad of Floyd Collins (Reprise) - Jewell 9. I Landed on Him – Skeets Miller 10. And She’d Have Blue Eyes - Floyd 11. Heart An’ Hand - Miss Jane and Lee 12. Riddle Song – Homer and Floyd Act II 13. Is That Remarkable? – reporters and company 14. Carnival – Floyd and company 15. Through the Mountain - Nellie 16. Git Comfortable - Homer 17. Ballad of Floyd Collins (2nd Reprise) - Jewell 18. The Dream - Floyd, Nellie, Homer and company 19. How Glory Goes - Floyd INSTRUMENTATION: harmonica, percussion, guitar db. banjo, piano db. keyboards, violin, viola db. violin, bass DISCOGRAPHY Original Cast Album