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[[advertisement]] - Masterpiece Theatre presents the final, 'Roaring 20' season of Upstairs, Downstairs [[image]] Winner of six Emmy awards Host: Alistair Cooke 16 New Episodes beginning January 16 Sunday Evenings on PBS Mobil' C 1977 Mobil Oil Corporation Produced by London Weekend Television[[/advertisement]] [[line]] [[advertisement]]A theater performance at a record price. [poster - GCA VICTOR THE ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING ZERO MOSTEL in Fiddler on the Roof BROADWAY'S LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL] Zero Mostel: the world's most acclaimed Tevye. 2Fiddler on the Roof": the world's most acclaimed musical. RCA Records[[/advertisement]] [[continued article]] tors. He did two shows with composer Frank Loesser: Guys and Dolls, and How to Succeed n Business Without Really Trying, for which they received the Pulitzer Prize. Mr. burrows started his career in radio and then moved on to television as a writer and performer. Guys and Dolls was his first Broadway show. Since then he has written or directed some 18 musicals and plays including Can Can, Silk Stockings, Say Darling, First Impressions, Two on the Aisle, Happy Hunting, Reclining Figure, Golden Fleecing, Forty Carats and How to Succeed . . . He also wrote the movie Solid Gold Cadillac for Judy Holliday. TOM H. JOHN (Scenery) is the designer oft he Tony Award winning musical The Wiz; his other shows were The Selling of a President, George M!, and the New York Shakespeare Festival's Wedding Band. He has designed many television shows, including My Name Is Barbra, Color Me Barbra, Barbra in Central Park, Belle of 14th Street, and At the Drop of Another Hat. His dramatic specials were Much Ado About Nothing, The Crucible, Death of a Salesman, and of Mice and Men. BERNARD JOHNSON (Costumes) s currently represented on Broadway as costume designer for Bubbling Brown Sugar. Prior to that Mr. Johnson designed the Tony Award-winning hit musical Rasin, as well as Aint supposed to Die a Natural Death, and Don't Play Us Cheap. For Hollywood, he designer Claudine, Willie Dynamite and Don't Play us Cheap, and The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars Motor Kings; for television Harry and Lena, To All My Friends on Shore and The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show. He has also designed for the New York City Ballet Company and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, for which he is resident designer. THOMAS SKELTON (Lighting) is one of Broadway's busiest lighting designers. The past two seasons his shows have included: A Matter of Gravity, The Lady for the Sea, Death of a Salesman, First Breeze of Summer, A Musical Jubilee, Absurd Person Singular, Shenandoah, Where's Charley? and The Glass Menagerie. He received Tony nominations for All God's Chillun Got Wings and Indians. Other shows have included: Coco, Jimmy Shine, Purlie, Design for Living, Your Own Thing, A Patriot for Me, and Oh, Dan. Poor Dad . . . and such ballets as Astarte, Dances At A Gathering and Adagio For Two Dancers. Mr. Skelton is [[end page]] [start page]] Associate Director of the Ohio Chamber Ballet and teaches in New York at the Studio and Forum of Stage and Design, and at Yale University. IRVIN DETT (Hair Design) is the owner of one of the top salons in Baltimore, Maryland. He has worked with such stars as Melba Moore, the Supremes, and many up and coming groups. DANNY HOLGATE (Arrangements and Orchestrations0 recently completed his duties as musical director, arranger and composer of the Broadway musical Bubbling Brown Sugar. He made his Broadway conducting debut with Don't Bother Me I Cant Cope and later Rainbow Jones. He was the dance arranger for the production How Sweet Homer with Yul Brynner. Mr. Holgate has also done musical arrangements for such performers as Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, and he has toured and recorded with his own Jazz trio. HORACE OTT 9Orchestrations and Arrangements) has come into his own as the arranger for such popular groups as The Stylistics, The Softones, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and such name performers as Shirley Bassey, The Shirrels, Aretha Franklin, Joe Williams, Nina Simone, Joe Cocker, Jackie Wilson. He also did the film score for Gordon's War and many television commercials. He wrote the songs "Prove It", "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" "Year's From Now" and "I'm Coming On Back To You." HOWARD ROBERTS (Musical Director and Choral Arranger) was last seen on Broadway as a musical director of the Tony award-winning musical Raisin. HE was musical director of the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theatre for a period of 14 years. He has also served as musical director for the Donald McKayle Dance Company, Harry Belafonte and many Tv specials. His composing and arranging credits include Alvin Ailey's Revelations Suite and choral arrangements for Broadway's The Great White Hope. On television he composed music for Young, Gifted and Black by Lorraine Hansberry, Tennessee Williams' Camino Real and many others. Mr. Roberts tours extensively throughout the world with his own group, the Howard Roberts Chorale, performing a program of African and Afro-American music. MOE SEPTEE (Producer) was represented on Broadway by three production this year; Yentl, Zalmen or the Madness of God and currently Bubbling Brown Sugar, which garnered a Tony Award nomination as Best Musical. For almost 25 years he has been a leading classical and pops impresario starting in Newark and the past seven years in Philadelphia. He has produced What the Wine Sellers Buy and Don't Play Us Cheap and in past seasons on Broadway he co-produced The Jockey Club stakes and Desert Song. Mr. Septee and his wife Ruth have three daughters: Yael, Elisa, and Rena, all students at Barnard College. VICTOR H. POTAMKIN (Associate Producer) was introduced into theatre via the business world. He is General Motors' largest Cadillac dealer around, and has Chevrolet dealerships in Newark, Philadelphia and Miami. His introduction to show business was as the personal manager of Sergio Franchi. Some seasons ago he played a major part n sponsoring revivals of The student Price and The Desert Song. His wife is the co-producer of Yentl. ASHTON SPRINGER (Associate Producer) - Bubbling Brown Sugar is the latest his show Ashton Springer has produced for the road and Broadway. His first producing venture, No Place to Be Somebody, won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize. [[line]] [[advertisement]]86 Proof Blended Scotch Whisky C 1976 Paddington Corp., N.Y. J&B [image - bottle of whisky] What's in a name? Rare taste. J&B RARE SCOTCH[[/advertisement]]
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