Sometimes you just want to Stop The World. Last year might have been a good time. The Broadway show of that title gave us some great performances. Be sure to click on “View original post” at the bottom to head over to SERENDIPITY for one of the songs by several performers.
I Want To Get Off, Rich Paschall
Stop The World – I Want To Get Off
Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley scored big with their 1961 musical Stop the World – I Want to Get Off . They opened “out of town” in Manchester but quickly moved to London’s West End where the show was a hit. Newley directed and starred in the show. In October of 1962 the production moved to Broadway for a long run. Again Newley starred as Littlechap, with the play moving through the years of the main character’s life. When things were not going his way, Littlechap would shout “Stop the world.” He was a selfish being, who sought success for himself and cared little for others. Does Littlechap ever learn learn his lessons of life and love as you follow him from birth on to the end? (Spoiler alert: If you watch the Davis…
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