I Love my Wife
I Love my Wife is an adult musical comedy . Book and lyrics by Michael Stewart, music composed and arranged by Cy Coleman from a play by Luis Rego.
The original text
Published by Samuel French, ISBN: 9780573681103.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1978-1979: Produced by Brickhill-Burke at His Majesty's Theatre in 1978, after which the production went on a nationwide tour, including the Baxter Theatre in 1979. Director and Choreographer: Joan Brickhill, Louis Burke. The cast of four were Tobie Cronjé Jessica Jones, Erica Rogers and Michael McGovern with the on-stage musicians Barry Jarman, Eddie Eckstein, Pete Clifford and Paul Ditchfield of the group The Bats.
1982: At the Civic Theatre, Johannesburg, Brickhill-Burke brought back their great success, opening 25 May. After a run in Sydney, Australia, it returned to the Civic with cast changes. Joining Tobie Cronjé and Eddie Eckstein were Bartholomew John, Erica Rogers and Sharon Lynne.
I Love My Wife theatre programme, 1979.
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