Calamity Jane (Wiki)

Calamity Jane (A Musical Western) is a stage musical which utilizes the historical figure of frontierswoman Calamity Jane as the central character in a fabricated somewhat farcicalplot which involves the authentic Calamity Jane’s professional associate Wild Bill Hickok, she and he being presented as having a contentious relationship which ultimately proves to be the façade for mutually amorous feelings. The Calamity Jane stage musical originated as an adaption for live performance of Calamity Jane, the 1953 movie musical from Warner Bros. which had starred Doris Day. First produced in 1961, the stage musical Calamity Jane features six songs not heard in the original movie: according to Jodie Prenger, star of theCalamity Jane 2014 – 15 UK tour, the songs added for the stage musical had been written for but not included in the Calamity Jane movie [1] (“Love You Dearly” had been utilized in the 1954 Doris Day musical film Lucky Me).

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