PHOENIX '55



Composer: David Baker
Lyricist: David Craig

Opened: April 23, 1955, Phoenix Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 97

A live performance recording of several songs from the show is known to exist. A video of Nancy Walker performing "Down To The Sea" on the Ed Sullivan Show also exists.


The Charade Of The Marionettes:

1. I Can Cook Too, Dolphin (M) 2 (Nancy Walker with David Baker at the piano) [reissued on My Square Laddie/I Can Cook Too, CD/Sepia 1090]


Down To The Sea:

1. I Can Cook Too, Dolphin (M) 2 (Nancy Walker with David Baker at the piano) [reissued on My Square Laddie/I Can Cook Too, CD/Sepia 1090]


A Funny Heart:

1. I Can Cook Too, Dolphin (M) 2 (Nancy Walker with David Baker at the piano) [reissued on My Square Laddie/I Can Cook Too, CD/Sepia 1090]


Just Love:

1. Love Songs For A Late Evening, Columbia (M) ML-4722 (Portia Nelson and the Norman Paris Trio) [reissued as CD/DRG 91451]


Other Songs And Sketches:

All Around The World
First Prize (sketch)
Handy Man Around The House (sketch)
The Ingenue (sketch)
It Says Here
Just Him (sketch)
Never Wait For Love
Opening (sketch)
Suburban Retreat
The Trap (sketch)
This Tuxedo Is Mine!
Tomorrow Is Here
Upper Birth (sketch)
Utter Ecstasy (sketch)

The "Upper Birth" sketch was performed on the 1974 Tony Awards.