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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 SYNOPSIS 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 AmThere) 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 CAST • MAN 1 Characters range from a gay Democratic politician to a pessimistic cynic and a man who has recently lost a loved female from his life. - ( Male, 20-40 yrs old - Range: F2 - F#4) • MAN 2 Characters range from a gay hitchhiker who recently discovered love, to a man who reminisces on good times fishing with his father. ( Male, 20-40 yrs old - Range: Bb2 - A4) • PIANIST Provides accompaniment for the show and joins in from time to time to comment on or aid in the storytelling. ( Male, 20-60 yrs old - Range: F2 - F4) • WOMAN 1 Characters range from a Jewish woman relishing the thought of a Passover feast to a woman who longs to comfort a loved one far, far away. ( Female, 20-40 yrs old - Range: F3 - G3) • WOMAN 2 Character range from a wishful Professor to a woman who has experienced severe financial woes throughout her life. ( Female, 20-40 yrs old - Range: G3 - G5 )