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10 Olivier Awards and 21 Tony Awards
10 Apr

Tams-Witmark’s shows have won 10 Olivier Awards and 21 Tony Awards for Best Musical or Best Musical Revival.

Including more than 120 titles and featuring writers like Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Jerry Herman, Cy Coleman, Charles Strouse and Jule Styne. Popular titles in the collection include THE WIZARD OF OZ, ANYTHING GOES, CABARET, A CHORUS LINE, CRAZY FOR YOU, HELLO, DOLLY!, GYPSY and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN.

Shows which have seen hit revivals in recent years include Herman’s classic HELLO, DOLLY!, which won 10 Tony Awards on its premiere in 1964 (a record that was held for 37 years), and won four more when for its Broadway revival in 2017.

Other recent productions in the UK's West End include GYPSY in 2015 (winner of four Olivier Awards), FUNNY GIRL in 2016 featuring Sheridan Smith (nominated for two Oliviers), and the revival of 42ND STREET in 2017 (nominated for three Oliviers).

Other Tams-Witmark catalogue highlights include BARNUM, HAIR, KISS ME, KATE, MAME, SWEET CHARITY and TITANIC. 

If you have school aged children, the Tams-Witmark catalogue offers Young Performers Editions (YPEs) which are 60-minute versions of classic musicals developed especially for young actors.
The YPE shows available are:

Each YPE license includes a Rehearsal CD and a Performance CD, as well as a Production Guide for teachers. They include age-appropriate orchestrations and choreography, and can be easily expanded to accommodate as many performers as you can fit on the stage. Click on each title above for more information.

A Chorus Line: High School Edition is a full-length version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, adapted for performance by high school students with family audiences. Every aspect of the show has been developed specifically for high school performers: dialogue and content are age-appropriate, dance sequences are of a length befitting high school dancers, and allowances are made to feature actors of any race or ethnicity.  

Starring Todd McKenney & Rachael Beck
Opening 27 April
Comedy Theatre, Melbourne

Starring Caroline O'Connor
1-5 May
Hayes Theatre Co., Sydney

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