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SIMPLY HEAVENLY – 1957 ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING

SIMPLY HEAVENLY – 1957 ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING

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Synopsis

Set in Harlem of the ‘50s, Simply Heavenly follows Jess Simple as he tries to raise enough money for a divorce so he can marry his new love and eloquently captures the color, humor and poetry of that time and place. Simply Heavenly – 1957 Original Broadway Cast Recording will be officially released for the first time on CD in the U.S. October 14, with streaming and downloads available the same day.

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Cast

Mamie……………………………………………………………………………… Claudia McNeil
Simple……………………………………………………………………………….Melvin Stewart
Zarita…………………………………………………………………………………….Anna English
Joyce…………………………………………………………………………………. Marilyn Berry
Melon………………………………………………………………………………………John Bouie
Gitfiddle……………………………………………………………………….. Brownie McGhee
Hopkins……………………………………………………………………………… Duke Williams

Book and Lyrics by Langston Hughes
Music and Orchestration by David Martin
Directed by Joshua Shelley