The Story
Baby It's You!
Songs By
THE SHIRELLES

Book
FLOYD MUTRUX & COLIN ESCOTT

Conceived By
FLOYD MUTRUX
This is an original Broadway musical inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, a suburban housewife from New Jersey, who discovered one of the greatest girl groups of all time, The Shirelles, and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Before Motown and the British Invasion, one woman took the male-dominated recording industry by storm and revolutionized pop music forever. Celebrate Florence's incredible journey from housewife to record mogul, and discover the fascinating, untold story behind your favorite songs.

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2011 Original Broadway Production
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THE STORY

SYNOPSIS

Florence Greenberg is an average New Jersey housewife. A talent show is held at her daughter's school, and a group of African-American girls are preparing to perform. Florence's daughter is surprised at their talent, quickly notifying her mother, and Florence decides to make the group recording artists. To accommodate them, she founds Scepter Records. After the success of The Shirelles, the new name of the group, Florence and Scepter Records go on to "discover recording artists like The Kingsmen, The Isley Brothers and Dionne Warwick.

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CAST & CREATIVES
Creative
Producer WARNER BROTHERS THEATRE VENTURES, AMERICAN POP ANTHOLOGY
Direction FLOYD MUTRUX & SHELDON EPPS
Musical Staging BIRGITTE MUTRUX
Orchestrations DON SEBESKY
Scenic Design ANNA LOUIZOS
Costume Design LIZZ WOLF
Lighting Design HOWELL BINKLEY
Sound Design CARL CASELLA
Cast
Florence Greenberg BETH LEAVEL
Luther Dixon ALLAN LOUIS
Shirley Owens (Shirelle member) CHRISTINA SAJOUS
Doris Coley (Shirelle member) CRYSTAL STARR KNIGHTON
Addie 'Micki' Harris (Shirelle member) ERICA ASH
Beverly Lee (Shirelle member) KYRA DA COSTA
MUSICAL NUMBERS
ACT ONE

Mr. Lee Company
Book of Love Company
Rockin' Robin Company
Dance With Me Company
Mama Said Florence
Yakety Yak Bernie
Get a Job Stanley
The Stroll Orchestra
I Met Him on a Sunday Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Dedicated to the One I Love Florence, Stan, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Sixteen Candles Florence
Tonight's the Night Luther, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Dedicated to the One I Love (Reprise) Florence and Stanley
Since I Don't Have You Chuck Jackson
Big John Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
He's So Fine Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Soldier Boy Florence, Luther, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Dedicated to the One I Love (Reprise) Shirley, Beverly, Doris, Micki, and Company


ACT TWO

Shout Ron Isley, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Twist And
Shout Ron Isley, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Mama Said (Reprise) Shirley, Beverly, Doris, Micki, Luther and Florence
Mr. Bassman Johnny Cymbal and Bass Men
Duke of Earl Gene Chandler, Shirley, Micki, Beverly and Doris
Foolish Little Girl Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
It's My Party Lesley Gore
Our Day Will Come Ruby and The Romantics
The Dark End of the Street Luther, Florence, Chuck Jackson and Shirley
Rhythm of the Rain Stanley, Mary Jane and Florence
You're So Fine Chuck Jackson, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Hey Paula Chuck Jackson, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Louie, Louie Kingsmen, Chuck Jackson, Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
You Really Got a Hold on Me Chuck Jackson, Beverly, Shirley, Micki, Doris, Mary Jane and Florence
Baby It's You Shirley, Beverly, Doris, Micki, Florence and Luther
Any Day Now Chuck Jackson
A Thing of the Past Beverly, Micki and Shirley
Don't Make Me Over Dionne Warwick and Florence
Walk on By Dionne Warwick, Florence and Luther
Baby It's You (Reprise) Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Tonight's the Night (Reprise) Shirley, Beverly, Doris and Micki
Dedicated to the One I Love (Reprise) Shirley, Beverly, Doris, Micki and Florence
I Say a Little Prayer Company

A Christmas Story
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
Redhead
SIGHTS & SOUNDS

2011 Original Broadway Production
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