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PUTTING IT TOGETHER A musical review [sic] in 2 acts. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Manhattan Theatre Club City Center Stage 1 - 2 March 1993 (96 perfs) with the following cast: Julie Andrews; Stephen Collins; Christopher Durang; Michael Rupert; Rachel York: Staged by Bob Avian; directed by Julia McKenzie Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York - 21 November, 1999 (799 perfs) with the following cast: The Wife: CAROL BURNETT. The Husband: GEORGE HEARN. The Younger Man: JOHN BARROWMAN. The Younger Woman: RUTHIE HENSHALL. The Observer: BRONSON PINCHOT. The Wife, (alternate) at certain performances: KATHIE LEE GIFFORD. Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh at the Old Fire Station, Oxford, England 27 January, 1992 The author and producer have purposely chosen the spelling of the word review. SYNOPSIS A revue with a difference… A revue that tells a story… A show that covers one night and forty years… A show that takes place today and also in 200 B.C., 1853, 1882, 1900, the 1950s, the 1970s, the 1980s and tonight. A show that takes place not only in New York but also Greece and Rome and London and Paris and Milan and Sweden… A show that takes place in a Manhattan penthouse, but includes the stage of an abandoned theatre, an estate in Sweden, an island outside of Paris, a street off the Roman Forum, the woods of a fairy tale and a mythical town in the Southwest… All performed by only five people thrown together at a party. Sondheim himself has devised this unique and inventive musical entertainment from his own work, which includes songs from every score he has ever written as well as some never heard before. His delight in devising unusual and entertaining crossword puzzles has here found an unexpected outlet in the way he has put together this extraordinary collection of brilliant songs into what has been described as the funniest show Sondheim never wrote… but now he has. CASTING Cast members use their own names MUSICAL NUMBERS: (original production) ACT I Invocation and Instructions (The Frogs) Putting It Together (Sunday in the Park with George) Rich and Happy (Merrily We Roll Along) Merrily We Roll Along (Merrily We Roll Along) Lovely (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) Everybody Ought to Have a Maid (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) Sequence: