Sweet Charity

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A 1966 Broadway musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. [1]

The original text

It is based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for the 1957 Italian film Le notti di Cabiria (English: Nights of Cabiria).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

NAPAC staged Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, Leonard Bernstein’s Candide and Sweet Charity, collectively marked as The Trilogy directed by Harold Prince [2], with Angela Lansbury [3] in the cast at The Drama, Natal Playhouse, Durban, from 7 July - 20 August 1989.

Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in 2003.


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