Alan Alda & Barbara Harris "The Apple Tree" 1966 Original Cast LP Signed Autograph
Original Cast-"The Apple Tree"(Columbia KOL 6620)-LP. This original cast LP features the 1966 production of "The Apple Tree" starring Alan Alda and Barbara Harris.The Apple Tree is a series of three musical playlets with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and a book by Bock and Harnick with contributions from Jerome Coopersmith. Each act has its own storyline, but all three are tied together by a common theme (someone who believes that they want something, but once they get what they wanted they realize that it wasn't what they wanted) and common references, such as references to the color brown. The first act is based on Mark Twain's The Diary of Adam and Eve; the second act is based on Frank R. Stockton's The Lady or the Tiger?; the third act is based on Jules Feiffer's Passionella
The musical opened on October 18, 1966, at the Shubert Theatre in New York City and ran for 463 performances, closing on November 25, 1967. It was produced by Stuart Ostrow, directed by Mike Nichols and starred Barbara Harris, Alan Alda, and Larry Blyden. Harris won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The Apple Tree also received several other major Tony nominations: Alda for Best Actor in a Musical, Bock and Harnick for Best Composer and Lyricist, Nichols for Best Direction of a Musical, Lee Theodore for Best Choreography, and the show itself for Best Musical.The LP has the original 12" X 12" booklet which explains the show.The LP has been autographed on the front by Alan Alda and Barbara Harris...............CONDITION OF VINYL,COVER,AUTOGRAPHS AND BOOKLET IS MINT MINUS.....