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Harrigan, Hart and Irish-American musical comedy

Alicia Kae Koger

Harrigan, Hart and Irish-American musical comedy

by Alicia Kae Koger

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Published by Irish Studies Program, Northeastern University in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harrigan, Edward, -- 1844-1911,
  • Hart, Tony, -- 1855-1891,
  • Musicals -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Alicia Kae Koger and June K. Davison.
    SeriesWorking paper -- 89-3/4, Working papers in Irish studies -- 89-3/4..
    ContributionsDavison, June King., Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Irish Studies Program.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML429.H3 K64 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16585305M

    Tony Hart, one half of this duo, was also an Elk, as were many members of the performance company. The Angelic Face of Tony Hart. Harrigan, America's Dickens. The Sad Eyes of Johnny Wild. Tony Hart was the stage name of Antonio Cannon, who was born in . The musical “Harrigan ’n Hart” closed after four performances on Broadway in , despite featuring Mark Hamill as Hart and incorporating material found by Harrigan’s youngest daughter Nedda.

    SYNOPSIS: The musicalized story of Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart, who made a memorable and pioneering musical-comedy team in the s but were torn apart by Harrigan's hateful wife and her. Book Accessories Children's Books Harrigan vintage sheet music by George M Cohan from his musical comedy Fifty Miles from Boston Large Format KingsMusicNBooks 5 out of 5 stars () $ The Age and Stage of Harrigan and Hart Kahn, E. J. Random House, New York () First Printing 1st Edition.

    Tony Hart, born Anthony J. Cannon (J – November 4, ), was an American actor, comedian and singer. He is best known for working with Edward Harrigan in the late 19th century comedy team of Harrigan & Hart.. He met Harrigan in The two became a fixture at the Theatre Comique in New York City by the mids performing in Harrigan's farcical sketches. Produced between and , with book and lyrics by Harrigan and music by his father in law David Braham, these musical comedies featured characters and situations taken from the everyday life.


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Harrigan, Hart and Irish-American musical comedy by Alicia Kae Koger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Harrigan was a prolific writer but even in the 's, when Kahn wrote the book, it was obvious his plays didn't prove to be for the ages. The duo broke up in and Tony Hart died a Cited by: 5. Harrigan 'n' Hart - Musical comedy on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Harrigan 'N Hart is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Peter Walker, and music by Max Showalter.

The show is based on the book The Merry Partners by Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr. and material found by Nedda Harrigan Logan. The show opened at the Longacre Theatre on Januand closed on February 3,after four performances.

Get this from a library. Harrigan, Hart and Irish-American musical comedy. [Alicia Kae Koger; Harrigan King Davison; Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Irish Studies Program.]. Harrigan 'n Hart Musical comedy by Michael Stewart (book), Max Showalter (music), Peter Walker (lyrics). Based on material compiled by Nedda Harrigan Logan and ``The Merry Partners,'' by E.

J Author: John Beaufort. Harrigan 'n Hart (Original, Musical, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Feb 3, The official database for Broadway theatre information Harrigan 'n Hart – Broadway Musical.

The form we know as musical comedy was actually born on Broadway in a series of shows starring Edward (Ned) Harrigan and Tony Hart. Produced between andwith book and lyrics by Harrigan and music by his father in law David Braham, Harrigan musical comedies featured characters and situations taken from the everyday life of New York's lower classes -- minus any sign of burlesque's.

Michael Stewart, who wrote the book for ''Harrigan 'n Hart,'' remembers being struck by their importance when he read E.J. Kahn Jr.'s biography of Harrigan and Hart. The form we know as musical comedy was born on Broadway in a series of shows starring Edward (Ned) Harrigan and Tony Hart.

Produced between andwith book and lyrics by Harrigan and music by his father in law David Braham, these musical comedies featured characters and situations taken from the everyday life of New York's lower classes.

Harrigan and Hart: The Early Years. Today is Ned Harrigan’s birthday. Harrigan was one of George M. Cohan’s favorite performers, and the inspiration for the eponymous song. From my book No Applause: The two biggest Irish comedians to come out of the variety scene, becoming the most popular stars of the American theatre of the 70s and 80s, was the team of Edward “Ned” Harrigan and.

Early in their NY career they performed a comedic “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” with Harrigan as Uncle Tom and Hart as Topsy. Harrigan and Hart plays were produced between andbook and lyrics by Harrigan, music by David Braham, his father-in-law (and my great-great-great-grandfather!), the orchestra leader of the Theatre Comique.

Buy Harrigan, Hart and Irish-American musical comedy (Working paper) by Koger, Alicia Kae (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alicia Kae Koger.

A Tribute to the Rowdy Irish Musicals of Ned Harrigan & Tony Hart Here at the Tenement Museum, we talk a lot about the day-to-day difficulties of life in a 19th century tenement. But even the poorest New York City dwellers sought entertainment when they could. Harrigan 'n Hart. Ina musical celebrating the partnership, Harrigan 'N Hart, opened on Broadway.

The show has a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Peter Walker, and music by Max Showalter is based on the book The Merry Partners by Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr.

and material found by Nedda Harrigan Logan. The lives of Harrigan and Hart were the subject of a musical show that was staged at the opening, inof the Norma Terris Theatre.

The show, Harrigan ’N Hart, by Michael Stewart, with music by Max Showalter and lyrics by Peter Walker moved onto Broadway the following year, previewing at the Longacre Theatre for 25 performances from   Produced between andwith book and lyrics by Harrigan and music by his father in law David Braham, these musical comedies.

The lives of Harrigan and Hart had been the main topic of a musical display that was staged in the starting, infrom the Norma Terris Theater. The display, Harrigan ’N Hart, by Michael Stewart, with music by Maximum Showalter and lyrics by Peter Walker relocated onto Broadway the next year, previewing in the Longacre Theater for   Today is Ned Harrigan's birthday.

From No Applause: The two biggest Irish comedians to come out of the variety scene, becoming the most popular stars of the American theatre of the 70s and 80s, was the team of Edward “Ned” Harrigan and Tony Hart.

A New York native, Harrigan made his debut in San Francisco in. They wrote ballads about Irish-American working class immigrants, building characters that were filled with love, grit, and good humor.

Harrigan and Hart were arguably the most popular duo of the late 19th century, and their songs and sketches became the foundation for the musical comedy. Harrigan and Hart not only earned a fortune, but also garnered credit for creating the American musical comedy.

Equally important, they portrayed a new and generally positive image of Irish Americans that reflected the their rising status in the late 19th century. Edward “Ned” Harrigan was born in on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Produced between andwith book and lyrics by Harrigan and music by his father-in-law David Braham, these musical comedies featured characters and .Edward Harrigan was an Irish-American actor, singer, dancer, playwright, lyricist and theater producer who, together with Tony Hart (as Harrigan & Hart), formed one of the most celebrated theatrical partnerships of the 19th century.Nearly a century after Harrigan & Hart's heyday, a $2 million Broadway musical, Harrigan 'n Hart opened.

Directed by Joe Layton, the musical told the story of Ned Harrigan and comedy partner Tony Hart's struggle to rise to the top of late 19th century Broadway theater.