DescriptionHAZEL FLAGG is based on the film Nothing Sacred, with screenplay by Ben Hecht from a story by James Street. A Vermont girl becomes the center of media attention when she is wrongly believed to be sick from radium poisoning. Music samples provided courtesy of Sepia Records and Warner/Chappell Music Inc.
Wallace Cook, a writer for Everywhere Magazine, suggests that his editor should run an article about small-town girl Hazel Flagg, purportedly dying from exposure to radium. Cook invites her to New York City for an interview. After accepting she discovers that she was misdiagnosed but, eager to visit the big city, decides not to reveal the truth and becomes a media darling embraced by a public deeply moved by her sad story.
Book by Music by Lyrics by
Ben Hecht Jule Styne Bob Hilliard
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Instrumentation: 21 Parts
1 Violin A
1 Violin B
1 Violin C
1 Violin D
1 Reed I: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone & Flute
1 Reed II: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone & Bass Clarinet
1 Reed III: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Oboe & English Horn
1 Reed IV: Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Flute & Piccolo
1 Reed V: Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Alto Saxophone & Bassoon
2 Trumpet I & II
1 Trumpet III
1 Trombone I
1 Trombone II
1 Piano Conductor’s Score
1 Prompt Book
(In order of appearance)
Villagers, Girls, Merchants
HAZEL FLAGG played for 190 performances on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre starring Helen Gallagher as the title character.
2 Tony Awards for Actor and Costume Design
The Theatre World Award for outstanding performance (Sheree North)