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Shout! (2001)

Compositeur: *** Divers

Parolier: *** Divers

Librettiste:

A musical celebration based on 60s music including numbers by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent, Carole King, Thec Isley Brothers, John Barry, Don Black, Anthony Newley, Petula Clark.

Généralités: Histoire, thèmes et particularités

Résumé

The beginning of the story is set in London during the start of the 60's, and the years fly by as the story progresses, until it's nearly the 70's. The play is focused on the life and problems of five women in their 20's (The Red Girl), 30's (Green, Blue, and Yellow girls) and 40's (Orange girl) who all face tough situations, usually involving relationships. Throughout the story, all five women send letters to Gwendolyn Holmes, who works for the magazine "Shout!" in an advice column and gives them advice on how to deal with said issues.

The Yellow girl is the only American character in the show, who travelled all the way to Britain in order to see Paul McCartney. The Orange woman is shown as a full grown woman who is married, in her forties, and is starting to suspect her husband is cheating on her. The Blue girl is gorgeous and wealthy, and while she can go on and on about how perfect her life is, she does face some questions regarding her sexuality. The Green girl is a bit of a "slut" in the show, always hooking up with many men and throwing innuendos around. Finally, the Red girl is the youngest and most hopeful character; she is a bit hopeless in the beginning, stating she is not good-looking like other girls, until the man of her dreams comes along.

Particularités

1 Shout! peut-être considéré comme un juke-box musical autour de la musique de 60's

 

Historique du musical

 

Détails

Liste des chansons

1.England Swings/'Round Every Corner/I Know a Place
2. I Only Want to Be with You/Tell the Boys (Medley)
3. How Can You Tell?
4. Wishin' & Hopin'
5. One Two Three
6. To Sir with Love
7. Don't Sleep in the Subway
8. Son of a Preacher Man
9. James Bond Theme/Goldfinger
10. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
11. Diamonds Are Forever
12. Puppet on a String
13. Georgy Girl/Windy (Medley)
14.Who Am I?
15. Don't Give Up
16. I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself
17. These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
18. I Couldn't Live Without Your Love
19. You're My World/All I See Is You (Medley)
20.Those Were the Days
21. Shout!
22. Goin' Back
23. Downtown
24. Downtown (Dance Remix)

Textes disponibles on-line

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Versions du musical

Versions majeures de Shout!

Version 1

Shout! (2001-07-Jermyn Street Theatre-London) (Original London)
Durée : 3 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : mardi 03 juillet 2001
Première : jeudi 05 juillet 2001
Dernière : samedi 28 juillet 2001
Mise en scène : Phillip George
Chorégraphie : David Lowenstein
Avec : Sophie-Louise Dann, Lizzie Deane, Carla Griffiths, Hilary O'Neil, Catherine Porter, Gemma Wardle.
Commentaires :
An all-girl musical revue in which six performers sing a treasure trove of some 43 Sixties pop hits interspersed with fashion and beauty tips from “Woman’s World”, advice on Women’s Lib and stem admonishments from an Evelyn Home-type agony aunt.
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Version 2

Shout! (2006-07-Julia Miles Theater-Off Broadway) (Revival)
Durée : 4 mois 2 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : jeudi 27 juillet 2006
Première : jeudi 27 juillet 2006
Dernière : dimanche 10 décembre 2006
Mise en scène : Phillip George
Chorégraphie : David Lowenstein
Avec : Marie-France Arcilla (Blue Girl), Casey Clark (All Roles), Erin Crosby (Yellow Girl), Julie Dingman Evans (Orange Girl), Erica Schroeder (Green Girl), Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn Holmes (voice-over)), Denise Summerford (Red Girl)
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Version 3

Shout! (2009-04-Arts Theatre-London) (Revival)
Durée : 1 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : vendredi 17 avril 2009
Première : mercredi 29 avril 2009
Dernière : dimanche 31 mai 2009
Mise en scène : Bill Deamer
Chorégraphie : Bill Deamer
Avec : Su Pollard (Auntie Yvonne), Shona White (Betty), Tiffany Graves (Georgina), Marissa Dunlop (Ruby), John Jack (The Man)
Commentaires :
This show had undergone much revision since its premiere at the Jermyn Street Theatre in 2001. It had originated off-Broadway in 2000 and been re-written for a British setting and characters. It was further re-written and re-adapted for America when it was revived off-Broadway in July 2006. And now, once again, it re-appeared in London in yet another adaptation.
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Mais aussi, quelques versions régionales ou mineures, ... de Shout!

 

Multimedia on-line

Vidéos on-line

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