Rachel Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget
Rachael Lily Rosenbloom (And Don't You Ever Forget
It) is a musical with a book by Paul
Jabara, music by Paul
Jabara, and lyrics by Paul
The story revolves around the adventures of the title
character (whose name carries the "a" dropped
by Barbra Streisand and her rise to fame from a Brooklyn
fish market to a Hollywood gossip columnist.
The songs are a mix of disco and show tunes.
The Broadway production began previews on November 26,
and within days, it was obvious that the show needed
more work and wasnt ready for Broadway.
On December 1, notice in the newspapers announced the
show would be closing that night, prior to its official
The demand for tickets was immediate. When the curtain
went up that night, the cast was facing a sold-out house.
The musical had a group of fans who had followed its
evolution from the beginning and already had seen it
several times in previews.
In scattered pockets throughout the house, groups of
adoring theatergoers sang along with the very enjoyable
musical numbers and gave standing ovations at the end
of most of them."
The cast included Paul Jabara, Ellen Greene (as Rachael),
Wayne Cilento. Anita Morris, Thommie Walsh, and _André
Rachael Lily Rosenbloom (And Don't You Ever Forget It)
was a labor of love written by Jabara when he was he
was in his early twenties. It was his dream to one day
bring "Rachel" back to Broadway, and had he
lived, he would certainly would have done so.
Academy Awards Theme
Dear Miss Streisand
Delivery Boys' Lament
Me and My Perch
Get Your Show Rolling
East Brooklyn Blues
Hollywood is Dying
Broadway I Love You
Rona, Mona and Me
Working for Stella
Silver Diamond Rhinestone Glasses
Take Me Savage
Get Your Show Rolling (Reprise)
Academy Awards Theme (Reprise)
Change in Raquel
Raquel Gives the Dish
Gorgeous Lily (Reprise)
We'll Be There
One Man (Reprise)
Broadway Rhythm (Reprise)
We'll Be There (Reprise)