The Moony Shapiro Songbook

Musical - Original

Morosco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 21, 1981
  • Opening Date: May 3, 1981
  • Closing Date: May 3, 1981
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 1

Lyrics: Julian More

Book: Julian More, Monty Norman

Music: Monty Norman


The songs of a fictitious, successful composer-lyricist are performed by a cast of five in this parody of a songwriter revue.


Opening Night Cast

Gary Beach in The Moony Shapiro Songbook Gary Beach Gestapo Officer
2nd Newsboy
Leader of Liverpool Pop Group
Benedict Rickenbacker
Prisoner-of-War Guard
Bonny's Singing Partner
Russian Singer
Busby Berkley Tenor
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Monty Norman Book
  Julian More Book
  Monty Norman Music
  Julian More Lyrics
  Jonathan Lynn Director
  George Faison Musical Staging
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1980 - 1981

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Book of a Musical Monty Norman
Julian More
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