Music by Jules Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill : Book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice.
Produced on the Broadway stage by Ray Stark : New York production supervised by Jerome Robbins : Original production directed by Garson Kanin
Winter Garden, New York - 26 March, 1964 (1348 perfs)
Prince of Wales Theatre, London - 13 April, 1966
Male - 19; Female - 16; plus showgirls, dancers and chorus.
- Fanny Brice
- Mrs Brice, her mother
- Mrs Strakosh
- Tom Keeney
- Eddie Ryan
- Nick Arnstein
- Florenz Ziegfeld Jnr.
Mrs Meeker, Mrs O'Malley, Heckie, John, Bubbles, Polly, Maude, Mimsey, Ziegfeld tenor, Jody, Adolf, Mrs Nadler, Paul, Cathy, Vera, Ben, Mr. Renaldi, etc.
Don't Rain On My Parade
Find Yourself a Man
His Love Makes Me Beautiful
I Want To be Seen With You Tonight
If a Girl Isn't Pretty
I'm the Greatest Star
The Music That Makes Me Dance
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat (Private Schwartz)
Sadie, Sadie (Married Lady)
Who Are You Now?
Who taught Her Everything?
You Are Woman
Reed 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5; Horn; Trumpet 1, 2 & 3; Trombone 1, 2 & 3; Percussion 1 & 2; Violins; Cello; Bass; Guitar/Banjo; Piano/Celeste