I've covered this famous 1966 play before, but here, direct form the hefty tome THE BEST PLAYS OF 1965-1966, come some little-seen pics and facts about this live-action Man of Steel spectacle! Click below to enlarge not only the (truncated) script from this comic camp-fest musical, but also pics of the production in progress, cast listings, and behind-the-scenes info!
|Above: Dig that wonderful Al Hirschfeld illustration!|
|David Newman and Robert Benton would later be involved |
in the 70s SUPERMAN films starring Chris Reeve!
|Above: Actress Linda Lavin ("Sydney") went on to bigger |
fame as the title character on CBS-TV's ALICE in the 70s...
SUPER-BONUS! Click below to glare at these special pics relating to this boffo Broadway bonanza!
|Above: Actor Bob Holiday ("Superman") dares to step into|
the "real world" between show performances!
|Above: A rare color shot from the production!|
|Above: NYC venue the Alvin (later renamed as the Neil |
Simon Theatre) advertises the play in '66...
|Thanks to Steven Thompson for the above clipping!|