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Barry Kleinbort’s one-woman musical starring Penny Fuller was a smash hit at the prestigious 59E59 Theatre in New York City. Now, Kleinbort’s humorous and provocative score and Fuller’s bravura performance have been captured in their entirety on this remarkable CD.

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Barry Kleinbort’s one-woman musical starring Penny Fuller was a smash hit at the prestigious 59E59 Theatre in New York City. Now, Kleinbort’s humorous and provocative score and Fuller’s bravura performance have been captured in their entirety on this remarkable CD.

The show received rave reviews from the critics:

Penny Fuller does a beautiful job. The music is melodic, and the lyrics are clever and often poignant” – New York Times

Mr. Kleinbort’s music…handily serves the gorgeous twists and turns of his distinguished book and this delectable tale of love, loss and redemption.”

Penny Fuller is a strong actress with a gorgeous singing voice. Whether she is engulfing the audience with her words or belting out a tune… Penny commanded the stage.”

“The creator, Kleinbort, and the interpreter, Fuller, share a rare unity of vision that completely ensnares the viewer.”

“Go with a loved one, celebrate your time together… and enjoy the wonderful gifts of Penny Fuller.”

Kleinbort’s music crosses several genres. He has calypso meet rock and roll. His lyrics are chatty and clever, and sometimes quite moving. The songs are so well integrated into the play they seem almost like musical musings.”

The rave reviews speak for themselves. Harbinger Records is pleased to present this remarkable recording for the first time. Barry Kleinbort is the recipient of the Ed Kleban Award for lyric writing and he is a recipient of two Backstage Bistro Awards, 10 Manhattan Association of Cabarets Awards, two Gilman-Gonzalez Musical Theatre Awards, the Second Stage Musical Theatre Writers Award, a Jamie de Roy ASCAP Foundation Award, and is a two-time finalist for the Fred Ebb Foundation Award.

Penny Fuller is a two-time Tony Award nominee for Applause and Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party. She is a six-time Emmy Award nominee, winning the award for The Elephant Man. She also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Manhattan Association of Cabaret Artists. She has appeared in over eight Broadway musicals and plays as well as many guest appearances on television. She was featured in All the President’s Men as well as many other film appearances.

These two tremendous talents have joined for forces for a remarkably moving musical theatre experience. And Harbinger Records is pleased to present it for listeners everywhere.

Track Listing:

  1. Introduction
  2. Scene 1
  3. The Holidays
  4. Scene 2
  5. Where Did We Meet (Part I)
  6. At the Liberty Theater
  7. Scene 3
  8. Where Did We Meeting (Part II)
  9. Scene 4
  10. We’re Gonna Be Fine (Part I)
  11. Scene 5
  12. We’re Gonna Be Fine (Part II)
  13. Scene 6
  14. You Are My Happiness
  15. Scene 7
  16. The House on Bray Barton
  17. Scene 8
  18. 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti
  19. Sins
  20. Scene 9
  21. We’re Gonna Be Fine/Phone Calls
  22. Scene 10
  23. One More Spring
  24. Scene 11
  25. Finale: The List