Ann Miller & The Sugar Babies. Down At The Gaiety Burlesque. Ann Miller & The Sugar Babies. I'm In The Mood For Love. I'm Just A Song And Dance Man. 16.
Sugar Babies is a musical revue conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby, with music by Jimmy McHugh, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin and various others. The show is a tribute to the old burlesque era. First produced in 1979 on Broadway and running nearly three years, the revue attracted warm notices and was given subsequent touring productions. Sugar Babies opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on October 8, 1979 and closed on August 28, 1982 after 1,208 performances
A nostalgic revue, Sugar Babies (subtitled "the burlesque musical"), starring Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller, opened on Broadway on October 9, 1979, and ran over 1, 200 performances
Mickey Rooney, who has died aged 93, had a long stage career on both sides of the Atlantic. In this archive piece, originally published on 22 September 1988, Michael Billington can't help but enjoy the tacky Sugar Babies at the Savoy in London. The mere sight of her has Mr Rooney getting his leg over the judicial stand and at one point he feels obliged to inspect the accused's pins. You're scrutinising the defendant?" he is asked. Not yet," he replies, "but I could get lucky
The burlesque musical comedy revue earned a 1980 Tony Award nomination for Best Musical. Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney. Sugar Babies, with a setting called the Gaiety Burlesque, revived classic vaudeville-era sketches, and used hit songs by Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields, Al Dubin, Ted Koehler and others. It starred Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller (who were nominated for Tonys for their turns) in a run that began in October 1979 and ran 1,208 performances. Read Playbill’s FROM THE ARCHIVES: Stage and Screen Icon Ann Miller on Sugar Babies, Co-Star Feuds, and Those Wigs. Flip through the photos from.
The most anticipated musicals of 1979 included three major new projects by veteran writers. To the theatrical community's general shock, each came and left with chilling speed. The underrated score featured the gorgeous ballad "Marianne.
The revue starred Mickey Rooney in his Broadway debut, Ann Miller, and featured Ann Jillian and Peter Leeds. com/Sugar Babies (musical). Sugar Baby is a slang term for a young female or male who is financially pampered/cared for by a 'sugar daddy' or 'sugar mama' in exchange for companionship.
|A||–Ann Miller||Don't Blame Me
Written-By – McHugh-Fields*
|B||–Mickey Rooney – Ann Miller||The McHugh Medley
Orchestrated By – Dick Lieb, Joe Lipman