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Promises, Promises

Dates

6th March 2019 - 9th March 2019

Society

Brechin Amateur Operatic Society

Venue

Brechin City Hall
Swan Street
Brechin
DD9 6EE

Description

Promises, Promises is a musical based on the 1960 film 'The Apartment', written by Neil Simon with music and lyrics by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.  It premiered on Broadway in 1968 and ran for 1,281 performances.  The original Broadway production starred Jerry Orbach as Chuck Baxter and Jill O'Hara as Fran Kubelik.  The cast album won the Grammy Award for best cost recording.

The show was first produced in London's West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1969, featuring Tony Roberts and Betty Buckley.  It ran for 560 performances.

'Half as big as life', 'Our little secret' and 'I'll never fall in love again' are some of the songs featured in the original Broadway musical