Camelot (musical) facts for kids
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Andrews, Goulet, and Burton
|Lyrics||Alan Jay Lerner|
|Book||Alan Jay Lerner|
|Basis||T. H. White's novel, The Once and Future King|
Camelot is a musical. Alan Jay Lerner wrote the book and lyrics. Frederick Loewe wrote the music. The musical is based on T. H. White's novel, The Once and Future King. It tells the story of King Arthur and his knights in Camelot.
The original production was followed by several revivals and foreign shows. In 1967, a movie version starring Richard Harris, Franco Nero, and Vanessa Redgrave was released. The original cast album was America's top-selling LP for 60 weeks. The musical has become associated with John F. Kennedy's Presidential Administration.
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