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FOSSE - THE MUSICAL A celebration in song and dance (a Musical Revue) in 3 Acts, 5 parts. Conceived by Richard Maltby Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking Broadhurst Theatre, New York - 14 January, 1999 (1100 perfs) MUSICAL NUMBERS: ACT ONE • PROLOGUE • LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES (from Big Deal, 1986) • Music and Lyrics by Lew Brown and Ray Henderson • FOSSE'S WORLD Music by G. Harrell, including 'Calypso' by G. Harrell and 'Snake in the Grass' by Frederick Loewe (from the motion picture The Little Prince, 1974). Dance elements inspired by The Little Prince and signature Fosse styles which appeared in The Little Prince, and Damn Yankees, Redhead, New Girl in Town, Little Me, Sweet Charity, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Cabaret, Chicago, Pippin • BYE BYE BLACKBIRD (from the television special Liza with a Z, 1972) Music by Ray Henderson, Lyrics by Mort Dixon PART I • FROM THE EDGE (from Dancin',1978) Music by G. Harrell • PERCUSSION 4 (from Dancin',1978) Music by G. Harrell • BIG SPENDER (from Sweet Charity, 1966) Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields • CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE (from Dancin', 1978) 'Crunchy Granola Suite', Music and Lyrics by Neil Diamond PART II • TRANSITION: HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD Music by Richard Whiting, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer • FROM THIS MOMENT ON (from the motion picture Kiss Me, Kate, 1953) Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter (The first 45 seconds of film choreography by Bob Fosse) Originally danced by Bob Fosse and Carol Haney • TRANSITION: Dance elements inspired by Redhead, 1959 Music: 'Walking the Cat' by Patrick S. Brady • I WANNA BE A DANCIN' MAN (from Dancín',1978) Music by Harry Warren, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer ACT TWO - PART ONE PART III