Fade Out — Fade In

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FADE OUT — FADE IN is set in Hollywood in the 1930s, just after the introduction of talking pictures. The not very talented chorus girl, Hope Springfield, is accidentally is given the starring role in a new movie. When the error is discovered, heads roll and the completed film is shelved. But Rudolf, the nephew of studio head Lionel Z. Governor, takes a liking to Hope and arranges for a sneak preview. The movie is a success, and Hope becomes a star.

  • Credits
  • Rehearsal Materials
  • Brief History
  • Music by Jule Styne
    Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

  • 1       Piano Conductor’s Score
    1       Prompt Book
    26     Dialogue Parts
    7       Vocal Parts
    25     Chorus Parts

  • FADE OUT — FADE IN opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, May 26, 1964 and played for 271 performances starring Carol Burnett as Hope, Dick Patterson as Rudolf and Lou Jacobi as Lionel Z. Governor.