1976 - 1977
S.A.M. - A Salute to the American Musical
A Salute to the Americam Musical traces the development of the American Musical from its origins in the mid 19th century through to the early 1970s. Writers Paul Gaffney, Frank Burke, and Nancy Turner developed the script and selected almost 50 musical numbers illustrating the evolution of the American Musical from it’s accident-inspired beginnings to the present-day multi-million dollar business which has become an integral part of North American culture.
Part of a free summer series presented at the Astrolabe amphitheater at Nepean Point.
Director: James G. Mimnagh
Musical Director: Frank Burke
Choreographer: Nicolaas Hilferink