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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Ian Fleming and Jeremy Sams

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang




A new musical based on the 1968 film of the same name.


Story:

Caractacus Potts and his two children Jeremy and Jemima join up with Truly Scrumptious aboard Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to rescue Grandpa Potts from the nasty Baron Bomburst.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Richard M. Sherman

Lyricist

Composer and Lyricist
Robert B. Sherman

Librettist

Librettist
Ian Fleming

Librettist

Librettist
Jeremy Sams



  • Premiere
  • 1968 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Hilton Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 28, 2005
Total Performances
285
Original Cast
Philip Bosco, Erin Dilly, Raúl Esparza, Marc Kudisch, Jan Maxwell, Robert Sella, Chip Zien
Director
Adrian Noble
Choreographer
Gillian Lynne
Musical Director
Kristen Blodgette
Orchestrations
Chris Walker
Scenic Design
Anthony Ward
Costume Design
Anthony Ward
Lighting Design
Mark Henderson

1968 Film Version

Movie Name
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Ken Hughes
Screenplay
Roald Dahl, Ian Fleming, Ken Hughes
Starring
Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Gert Fröbe, Anna Quayle, Benny Hill, James Robertson Justice, Robert Helpmann, Heather Ripley, Adrian Hall





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Film Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Books

Book
Novel by Ian Fleming and Joe Berger


Other

Merchandise




2005 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Erin Dilly
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Marc Kudisch
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Jan Maxwell
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2005 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Jan Maxwell
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design

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