Posts in Musical Theatre
City of Angels

Fred Barton served as Associate Conductor of CITY OF ANGELS in the LA production and the subsequent National Tour. He played in the celebrated Broadway pit, and conducted the show’s regional debut at the North Shore Music Theatre.

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Fred Barton was Associate Conductor of Hal Prince’s 1987 revival of CABARET, bookended by the production’s two national tours. Ron Field recreated his original choreography, and Joel Grey starred.

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Spamilton: An American Parody

Arranger-Musical Director

A musical parody of the Broadway show Hamilton. Written by Gerard Alessandrini, creator of the parody revue Forbidden BroadwaySpamilton also parodies several other musicals, included GypsyChicagoThe King and IAssassinsCamelotThe Book of Mormon and Sweeney Todd, and personalities, like Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Carol Channing and Liza Minnelli.

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Miss Gulch Returns!

Book, Music and Lyrics by Fred Barton

MISS GULCH RETURNS! has earned rave reviews since its debut in 1984. The show continues to be produced by independent theatre companies around the country. The 1986 album continues to sell and stream after 33 years, and songs from MISS GULCH RETURNS! are regularly performed on three continents.

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