Leader of the Pack (musical)

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Leader of the Pack [1] is a musical with music by Ellie Greenwich (1940-2009) [2] and lyrics by "Ellie Greenwich and friends". It opened at the Ambassador Theatre on Broadway in New York on 8 April 1985.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1995: Staged by The Johannesburg Civic Theatre Association, directed by Janice Honeyman (assisted by Maralin Vanrenen and Roy Hunter), with Ashley Taylor (D.J.), Tia Architto (Annie Golden), Denise Stock (Rosie Greenwich), Desiree Underwood (Young Ellie Greenwich), Ian von Memerty (Jeff Barry), Lisa Melman (Ellie Greenwich), Rory Rootenberg (Gus Sharkey), Cindy Sampson (Darlene Love) and others. Musical direction by Didi Kriel and choreography by Adéle Blank and Christopher Kindo.


Johannesburg Civic Theatre Association theatre programme, 1995.

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