Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Nashua High School Auditorium
May 21-22, 1971
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Synopsis of Scenes and Musical Numbers
Time: About 1850
Scene I The Workhouse – Early Evening
“Food, Glorious Food” Chorus, Oliver and Boys
“Oliver” Chorus, Mr. Bumble and Widow Corney
Scene 2 The Workhouse Parlor (Later into the street)
“I Shall Scream” Widow Corney and Mr. Bumble
“Boy for Sale” Mr. Bumble
Scene 3 The Undertaker’s – The Same Day
“That’s Your Funeral” Mr. Sowerberry, Mrs. Sowerberry, Mr. Bumble
“Where is Love” Oliver
Scene 4 The Undertaker’s – The Next Morning
Scene 5 Paddington Green – Morning, a Week Later
“Consider Yourself” Artful Dodger, Oliver, and Chorus
Scene 6 The Thieves’ Kitchen (Later into street)
“Pick a Pocket or Two” Fagin and Boys
“It’s a Fine Life” Nancy, Bet and Boys
“I’d Do Anything” Artful Dodger, Nancy, Oliver, Bet, Fagin and Boys
“Be Back Soon” Fagin, Artful Dodger and Boys
Scene 1 “The Three Cripples” (A public house in Clerkenwell the following evening)
“Oom-Pah-Pah” Nancy, Bet and Chorus
“My Name” Bill Sikes
“As Long As He Needs Me” Nancy
Scene 2 The Brownlow’s and Into Street – Two Weeks Later
“Who Will Buy” Street Criers, Oliver and Chorus
Scene 3 The Thieves’ Kitchen – Later
“Reviewing the Situation” Fagin
Scene 4 The Workhouse – A Few Days Later
Scene 5 The Brownlow’s
Scene 6 London Bridge – At Midnight
“Reviewing the Situation” (Reprise) Fagin