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    Sweet Charity
    By Neil Simon, Cy Coleman

    20:15, Sun 6th June 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    Easter Week 7

    Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. It was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon alongside John McMartin. It is based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for Nights of Cabiria. However, where Fellini's black-and-white Italian film concerns the romantic ups-and-downs of an ever-hopeful prostitute, in the musical the central character is a dancer-for-hire at a Times Square dance hall. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1966, where it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and also ran in the West End as well as having revivals and international productions.
    The movie/show was adapted for the screen in 1969 with Shirley MacLaine as Charity and John McMartin recreating his Broadway role as Oscar Lindquist. Bob Fosse directed and choreographed this film.

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    Auditions are being held at the times below – more details

    • Mon 6th Apr, 14:45–18:45, Random Location 26
    • Fri 3rd Apr, 17:15–19:15, Random Location 4

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    Charity Hope Valentine -
    Nickie -
    Oscar Lindquist -
    Vittorio Vidal -
    Daddy Brubeck -
    Helene -
    Ursula March -
    Herman -
    Charlie -


    Harspichord -
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    Cello -
    Drums -

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