Three or More Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
2006 Broadway Version
Love blossoms in these three comedic vignettes exploring the relationship between men and women.
The brilliant songwriting team behind Fiddler On The Roof and She Love Me bring us another witty, tuneful and utterly charming musical in The Apple Tree. The
original production was directed by Mike Nichols and helped launch the
career of Barbara Harris, who won a TONY for her role.
The Apple Tree is made up of three musical miniatures that
can be presented separately, or in any combination, to fill out a
theatrical evening. "The Diary Of Adam And Eve" is a quirky, touching
spin on the tale of the world's first couple adapted from Mark
Twain's Extracts From Adam's Diary. "The Lady Or The Tiger?," a rock and
roll fable set in a mythical barbarian kingdom explores the fickleness
of love. "Passionella" is based on Jules Feiffer's offbeat
Cinderella-story about a chimney sweep whose dreams of being a
"glamorous movie star" nearly sabotage her one chance for true love.
The Apple Tree is the perfect star vehicle for a woman and a man.
Modest in its production requirements, this small cast show soars with
Bock and Harnick’s trademark warmth and humanity, amidst tongue-in-cheek
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Since 1918 only eight musicals have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama - of those eight, five are MTI Musicals: "Of Thee I Sing" (1932), "Fiorello!" (1960), "How To Succeed..." (1962), "Sunday In The Park With George" (1985) and "Rent (1996).