Kismet


Show Details

Music
Alexander Borodin (38)
Lyrics
George Forrest (151), Robert Wright (148)
Book
Luther Davis (2), Charles Lederer (7)
Additional Music
George Forrest (151), Robert Wright (148)
Type
Operetta
Notes
Kismet was revived on Broadway in 1978 in a revised version titled Timbuktu!
Premiere
December 3, 1953

Recordings


Audio Recordings

Kismet - 1953 Original Broadway Cast
Selections From the Musical Production Kismet - 1953 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1954 Percy Faith & His Orchestra
Kismet - 1955 Film Soundtrack
Kismet - 1955 Compilation Album
Kismet: A Jazz Interpretation - 1958 The Mastersounds
Vocal Gems From The Show And The Film Kismet - 1958 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1960 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1961 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1964 London Studio Cast
Kismet - 1964 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1965 Lincoln Center Cast
Timbuktu! - 1978 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1989 London Studio Cast
Kismet - 1991 Studio Cast

Video Recordings

Kismet - 1955 Film

Noncommercial Audio Recordings

Kismet - 2004 BBC Radio

Noncommercial Video Recordings

Kismet - 1967 TV Cast
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Recording Songs
And This Is My Beloved / Two Purple Shadows - 1953 Jerry Vale And This Is My Beloved
Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Fini - 1953 Lu Ann Simms Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Danny At The Palace - 1953 Danny Kaye Not Since Nineveh
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me / Night Of My Nights - 1953 Champ Butler Night of My Nights
Stranger In Paradise / Why Does It Have To Be Me? - 1953 Tony Bennett Stranger in Paradise
Theatreland Encores - 1957 Edmund Hockridge Stranger in Paradise
Baubles, Bangles, And Beads - 1958 The Kirby Stone Four Baubles, Bangles and Beads
An Evening with Fred Astaire - 1958 Television Soundtrack Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Ros On Broadway - 1958 Edmundo Ros and His Orchestra Stranger in Paradise
Song Hits from Theatreland - 1958 Mantovani and his Orchestra Stranger in Paradise
The Stage Door Swings - 1958 Stan Kenton Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Swingin' on Broadway - 1958 Jonah Jones Quartet Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Front Row Center - 1959 Charles K.L. Davis And This Is My Beloved
Music From Shubert Alley - 1959 TV Special Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Percussion On Stage - 1960 Maury Laws Orchestra Stranger in Paradise
Broadway's Fair Julie Andrews - 1961 Julie Andrews Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Show Souvenirs - 1961 Harry Secombe Stranger in Paradise
Soft Strings And Two Guitars - 1962 Tommy Edwards Stranger in Paradise
Broadway Pianorama - 1963 Cy Coleman Night of My Nights
Overture: American Musical Theatre, Vol. 4 (1953-1960) - 1963 Hugo Montenegro & Orchestra And This Is My Beloved, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, Stranger in Paradise
A Treasury of Golden Hits - 1963 Sammy Davis Jr. And This Is My Beloved
Meet Marvelous Marilyn Maye - 1965 Marilyn Maye Night of My Nights
I Hear a Symphony - 1966 The Supremes Stranger in Paradise
Broadway Spectacular - 1967 London Festival Orchestra Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Invitation to Broadway - 1967 Matt Monro Stranger in Paradise
Allan Jones Sings Only the Greatest - 1968 Allan Jones And This Is My Beloved
Born To Sing - 1970 Phyllis Diller And This Is My Beloved
A Little Bit Of Broadway - 1977 Julie Andrews Baubles, Bangles and Beads
An Evening Of Musicals - 1991 Various Artists Stranger in Paradise
On the Boards - 1992 Anthony Warlow Fate
Romance & The Stage - 1993 Elaine Paige And This Is My Beloved, He's in Love, Stranger in Paradise
The Sullivan Years: Best Of Broadway, Vol. 2 - 1993 Original Cast Performances Stranger in Paradise
Celebrating The Musicals - 1994 Concert Cast And This Is My Beloved, He's in Love, Not Since Nineveh, Stranger in Paradise
Leading Men Don't Dance - 1997 Off-Broadway Cast Stranger in Paradise
Here For You - 1998 Petula Clark Stranger in Paradise
Minnelli on Minnelli - 1999 Original Broadway Cast Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Make Believe: The Hollywood Baritones - 2000 Jason Howard Stranger in Paradise
Kismet & Camelot - 2001 Cecilia Coleman And This Is My Beloved, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, Night of My Nights, Sands of Time, Stranger in Paradise
Harem - 2003 Sarah Brightman Stranger in Paradise
Dreamer - 2004 Eliane Elias Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Broadway Unplugged 2 - 2005 Concert Cast Fate
The Great Musicals: Wonderful Tales - 2005 Compilation The Olive Tree
I Believe My Heart: Broadway Duets with All My Leading Men - 2006 Laurie Gayle Stephenson Stranger in Paradise
Stranger In Paradise - 2007 Alfie Boe Stranger in Paradise
Sweet Hello - 2007 Sarah Lawrence And This Is My Beloved
Dreamland - 2008 Brent Spiner Stranger in Paradise
My Personal Property - 2008 Christiane Noll And This Is My Beloved
Wonderful At Last - 2008 Marilyn Michaels Stranger in Paradise
Moments to Remember - 2009 Beegie Adair Stranger in Paradise
World In Union - 2009 Jack Foley & Franz Hepburn Stranger in Paradise
At The Movies: The Bonus Tracks - 2013 John Wilson Orchestra Stranger in Paradise
My Baby Just Cares for Me - 2014 Rachael Beck and David Hobson Stranger in Paradise
Something's Gotta Give - 2014 Simon Keenlyside & Scarlett Strallen Stranger in Paradise
At Last - Phyllis Pastore Night of My Nights
L'Etranger Au Paradis / Toi, Mon Démon - Gloria Lasso Stranger in Paradise
Guys Allowed: A Collection of Male Vocalists of the '50s Highlighting the Rarities - Compilation Night of My Nights
Leading Ladies Sing the Movie Classics - Compilation Baubles, Bangles and Beads
My Fair Lady / Gigi / Kismet - The Senator Singers And This Is My Beloved, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, He's in Love, Stranger in Paradise
Super-Singer: A Tribute to Johnny Carson - Marilyn Maye Night of My Nights


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