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About Marvin Roth

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A Sixty-Three Year Journey To All Things Musical

1942-1946 Army Air Force Band
1947-1948 Boyd Raeburn Band (dance/jazz big band)

BROADWAY SHOWS (& other venues)
1948-1949 "As The Girls Go"
Bobby Clark, Irene Rich; Mike Todd, producer
1950 "Great To Be Alive"
Vivienne Segal, Stuart Erwin; Mary Hunter, director
1950-1953 "Guys & Dolls"
Robert Alda, Vivian Blaine, Sam Levine, Isabel Bigley, Pat Rooney, B.S. Pully, Stubby Kaye; Geo. S. Kaufman, Abe Burrows, directors
1954 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Ballet (the Old Vic Company)
Robert Helpmann, Moira Shearer, Stanley Holloway, at the old Metropolitan Opera House, Broadway between 39th & 40th Streets (the Mendelssohn music arranged by Gordon Jacob.)
1954 "National Ballet Of Canada and Opera Festival" - 3 seasons
1955 "Ankles Aweigh"
Betty & Jane Kean, Lew Parker
1956-57 NBC Opera tour - "Madam Butterfly"
Peter Herman Adler & Herb. Grossman, conductors
1957 "Ziegfeld Follies"
Beatrice Lillie; John Kennedy, director
1957 "Copper & Brass"
Nancy Walker, Benay Venuta; Marc Daniels, director
1958 "Body Beautiful"
Mindy Carson, Jack Warden, Lonnie Satin, Barbara Mc Nair, Steve Forrest; Geo. Schaefer, director
1958 "Les Ballets De Paris"
Jeanmaire, Roland Petit; Broadway Theatre
1958-59 (?) Elliot Murphy's "Aquashow"
in Flushing Meadow Park, Queens
1959 "Hit The Trail"
Irra Pettina, Robert Wright
1959 "La Plume de Ma Tante"(French Import)
Robert Dhery; Merrick & Kipness, producers
1961 "The Conquering Hero"
Tom Poston, Lionel Stander
1961 "Carnival"
Anna Maria Alberghetti, James Mitchell, Jerry Orbach, Kaye Ballard; Gower Champion, director
1963 "110 In The Shade" (the Rainmaker)
Robt. Horton, Inga Swenson; Stephen Douglas, director
1963 "Pal Joey" revival at City Center
Bob Fosse, Viveca Lindfors, Elaine Dunn, Jack Durant, Kay Medford
1963 "Jack Benny Show"
Jayne Morgan; Ziegfeld Theatre
1964 "Ben Franklin In Paris"
Robert Preston, Ulla Salert; Michael Kidd, director
1965 "Hot September" (Picnic)
Eddie Bracken, Sean Garrison, Kathryn Hays; Joshua Logan, director
1965 "La Grosse Valise" (French import)
Kipness & Lesser, producers
1965 "Mardi Gras" (Jones Beach Theater)
David Atkinson, Juanita Hall, Karen Shepard, Wilbur De Paris Trio
1966 "Mame"
Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Jane Connell, Willard Waterman, Charles Braswell; Gene Saks, director
1969 "Dear World" (Madwoman of Chaillot)
Angela Lansbury, Jane Connell, Carmen Mathews, Milo O'Shea; Joe Layton, director
1969 "Coco" (Chanel)
Kathrine Hepburn (Danielle Darrieux), George Rose; Michael Benthall & Michael Bennett, directors
1971 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" (Teahouse of the August Moon)
David Burns, Ken Nelson, Ron Husmann, Lou Wills
1971 "70, Girls, 70"
Mildred Natwick, David Burns (Hans Conried), Lillian Roth, Lillian Hayman; Paul Aaron, director
1971 "Sound of Music" (Jones Beach Theater)
Constance Towers
1972 "The King and I" (Jones Beach Theater)
Constance Towers, John Cullum
1973 "Cyrano"
Christopher Plummer, Leigh Beery, Mark Lamos; Michael Kidd, director
1974 "Rainbow Jones"
Ruby Persson, Peter Kastner, Daniel Keyes
1974 "Gypsy" revival
Angela Lansbury
1974 "An Evening With Josephine Baker" (Palace Theater)
1975-1990 "A Chorus Line"
Michael Bennett, writer & choreographer; Joe Papp, producer

10 Years Young Audiences (Lincoln Woodwind Quintet) in public school auditoriums
25 Years Music Outreach - West End Symphony
(trio, in school classrooms - childrens concerts)
Concerts, Ballet, Opera, Jingles, Teaching, Etc.
Published 2 books of Bassoon Duets and 30 Melodic Studies for Bassoon.

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