Is Thoroughly Modern Millie A comedy?

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical-romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews.

When was Thoroughly Modern Millie musical written?

This detailed conversation explores bringing the 2002 Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie to the Kennedy Center. Join lyricist Dick Scanlan, composer Jeanine Tesori and star Darcie Roberts as they discuss creating a musical and careers in musical theatre.

Who wrote Thoroughly Modern Millie Musical?

Dick Scanlan
Richard Morris
Thoroughly Modern Millie/Playwrights

Is Thoroughly Modern Millie still on Broadway?

News Thoroughly Modern Millie to End Broadway Run June 20 Thoroughly Modern Millie, the spunky show about a flapper fish out of water in Jazz Age Manhattan which won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical, will end a two-year-plus run at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre on June 20.

What is a green glass love?

What in the world is a green glass love? Read the play. Scanlan defines the term: a man who is too poor to give his honey jewelry substitutes green glass, like a piece of a soda bottle, shiny but worthless.

How old was Carol Channing when she made Thoroughly Modern Millie?

19 years old
She was 19 years old. Channing moved to Broadway for Let’s Face It!, in which she was an understudy for Eve Arden, who was 13 years older than Channing. Much later, in 1966, Arden was hired to play the title role in Hello Dolly! in a road company after Channing left to star in the film Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Who played Millie before Sutton Foster?

Dilly is the second actress to bow out of playing the “modern” flapper – Kristin Chenoweth was originally chosen for the role, but went to Hollywood for a sitcom deal instead. Replacing Dilly will be actress Sutton Foster.

Is’Thoroughly Modern Millie’a good book?

Variety observed “The first half of Thoroughly Modern Millie (sic) is quite successful in striking and maintaining a gay spirit and pace. There are many recognizable and beguiling satirical recalls of the flapper age and some quite funny bits.

When was the movie Thoroughly Modern Millie made?

Thoroughly Modern Millie. Jump to navigation Jump to search. 1967 film by George Roy Hill. Audio recording of the full article: “Thoroughly Modern Millie”. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical-romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews.

What is the plot of Millie Dillmount?

In 1922 New York City, flapper Millie Dillmount (Julie Andrews) is determined to find work as a stenographer to a wealthy businessman and then marry him – a “thoroughly modern” goal. Millie befriends the sweet yet naive Miss Dorothy Brown (Mary Tyler Moore) as the latter checks into the Priscilla Hotel.

Where does Millie find Jimmy in the book Jimmy?

Mary James is subsequently captured by Mrs. Meers and her henchmen, and Millie follows them to Chinatown, where the unconscious Jimmy has been hidden in a room in a fireworks factory where Miss Dorothy is sleeping.