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Comedy-Musical Revue in 2 acts. Book & Lyrics by David Crane, Seth Friedman & Marta Kauffman. Music by William Dreskin, Joel Philip Friedman, Seth Friedman, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & Michael Skloff

Minetta Lane Theatre, New York - 24 November, 1985
New End Theatre, London - 3 September, 1998.


Personals is a collection of comic scenes, monologues and songs. It is a comedy and musical revue with some throughline book characters. The opening of Personals sets the tone and involves a primary theme in the show. What is written in personal newspaper ads and the responses that are received.

Musical Numbers

  1. Nothing to Do With Love (Music by Stephen Schwartz) - Company
  2. After School Special (Music by William Dreskin) - Louis, Company
  3. Mama's Boys (Music by Seth and Joel Philip Friedman) - Clair, Kim, Typsetter, Company
  4. A Night Alone (Music by Michael Skloff) - Sam, Claire, Company
  5. I Think YOu Should Know (Music by Seth and Joel Philip Friedman) - Kim
  6. Second Grade (Music by Michael Skloff) - Guys
  7. Imagine My Surprise (Music by William Dreskin) - Claire
  8. I'd Rather Dance Alone (Music by Alan Menken) - Company
  9. Moving In With Linda (Music by Stephen Schwartz) - Sam, Elaine, Marilou, Rene, Company
  10. A Little Happiness (Music by Seth and Joel Philip Friedman) - Typesetters
  11. I Could Always Go To You (Music by Alan Menken) - Louise, Claire
  12. The Guy I Love (Music by William Dreskin) - Louise
  13. Michael (Music by William Dreskin) - Kim
  14. Picking Up the Pieces (Music by Seth and Joel Philip Friedman) - Louise, Tape Voices
  15. Some Things Don't End (Music by Stephen Schwartz) - Company