Lerner and Loewe

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Story of two New Yorkers who get lost in Scotland and happen upon a town that is not on the mapFeatures three couples:Jean MacLaren and Charlie Dalrymple and preparing for their wedding, all while dealing with Harry Beaton, who was rejected by JeanTommy Albright, one of the New Yorkers, falls hopelessly in love with Jean's sister, FionaMeg Brockie falls aggressively in lust for Jeff, who wants nothing to do with him.

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2. Story of two New Yorkers who get lost in Scotland and happen upon a town that is not on the map Features three couples: Jean MacLaren and Charlie Dalrymple and preparing for their wedding, all while dealing with Harry Beaton, who was rejected by Jean Tommy Albright, one of the New Yorkers, falls hopelessly in love with Jean’s sister, Fiona Meg Brockie falls aggressively in lust for Jeff, who wants nothing to do with him

3. The town of Brigadoon only appears one every one hundred years, in order to protect it from the outside world Reflects American desire to protect themselves from the past two world wars, the Depression, and the rise of Communism in Europe The spell will be broken if anyone from Brigadoon leaves, which Harry threatens to do Tommy, after returning to New York and discovering he is discontented with his life, gives up everything to return to Brigadoon for Fiona

4. “Go Home With Bonnie Jean”

5. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion Tells the story of Eliza Doolitte, a Cockney flower girl who is transformed into a proper English woman by Henry Higgins, a phonetics professor Eliza leaves Higgins after he declares the experiment over, so leaves to marry Freddy, whom she meets at the beginning of the show Ending is ambiguous, Higgins clearly has feelings for Eliza, though he won’t admit it, and when Eliza returns, he asks, “Eliza, where the devil are my slippers?”

6. Ran for a then record 2,717 performances 1956 Tony Awards: Best Musical Best Actor in a Musical (Rex Harrison) Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design Best Conductor and Musical Director Best Direction (Moss Hart) 1976 Revival- Best Actor in a Musical 1981Revival- Best Revival

7. 1964 Academy Awards Best Picture Directing Best Actor (Rex Harrison) Cinematography Sound Original Music Score Art Direction Costume Design Julie Andrews, who was in the stage version, was not cast in the movie in favor of Audrey Hepburn. Andrews won the Academy Award for best Actress in 1964 for Mary Poppins, while Hepburn was not even nominated

8. “Wouldn’t it Be Loverly” “The Rain in Spain” The Horse Race Scene “I’ve Grown Accustomed to her Face”

9. Starred Richard Burton as King Arthur, Julie Andrews as Guenevere, and Robert Goulet as Lancelot Unlike the safe retreat portrayed by Brigadoon, Camelot laments an utopia lost because of foreign influence Trouble in Camelot occurs when Lancelot comes from France to join the Knights of the Round Table

10. “Camelot” “What Do the Simple Folk Do” “If Ever I Would Leave You”

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