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The George Edwardes Musical Comedy Society's next event in the ongoing series of presentations of

'Forgotten Gaiety Musicals' which have included:


The Shop Girl, The Toreador, Our Miss Gibbs, The Girls of Gottenberg, The Messenger Boy, The Orchid, 

 A Runaway Girl , The Spring Chicken, The Circus Girl, A Gaiety Girl, San Toy, Dear Little Denmark,  A Chinese Honeymoon,  A Quaker Girl, The Beauty of Bath, The Cingalee, The Balkan Princess, The New Barmaid, The Boy & The Mousme.


 will be a read-through and sing-along, with audience participation, of:


TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT (1915)


Act One ensemble


Music by Paul Rubens


Tuesday 17 April 2018


2.00 pm. for a 2.30 pm. start


To-Night's the Night is a musical comedy composed by Paul Rubens, with lyrics by Percy Greenbank and Rubens, and a book adapted by Fred Thompson. Two songs were composed by Jerome Kern. The story is based on the farce Les Dominos roses (Pink Dominoes).

The musical was produced by George Grossmith, Jr. and Edward Laurillard. It opened at the Shubert Theatre in New York on December 24, 1914. It then was produced at the Gaiety Theatre in London, opening on April 18, 1915 and running for a very successful 460 performances. Grossmith starred in the piece with Leslie Henson. Grossmith told The New York Times that the musical was the first Gaiety Theatre Company production presented in New York before opening in London.

Free of Charge


At The Westminster Reference Library 35 St. Martin's Street, London WC2H 7HP


The event's location in the library makes the event unsuitable for people who need to rely on mobility aids inside the library


For seat reservations, the library should be contacted in person or by phone (020 7641 5250) or by e-mail to referencelibrarywc2@westminster.gov.uk










 








 









































 






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