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Henry Jekyll sings to his comatose father in an asylum.
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JEKYLL Lost in the darkness, Silence surrounds you. Once there was morning, Now endless night.
If I could reach you, I'd guide you and teach you To walk from the darkness Back into the light.
Deep in your silence, Please try to hear me; I'll keep you near me Till night passes by.
I will find the answer. I'll never desert you-- I promise you this-- Till the day that I die...

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Although Mabel is developing feelings for Mack, Mack has no time for love.
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I won't send roses Or hold the door I won't remember Which dress you wore
My heart is too much in control The lack of romance in my soul Will turn you grey, kid So stay away, kid
Forget my shoulder When you're in need Forgetting birthdays Is guaranteed And should I love you, you would be The last to know I won't send roses And roses suit you so
My pace is frantic My temper's cross With words romantic I'm at a loss
I'd be the first one to agree That I'm preoccupied with me And it's inbred, kid So keep your head, kid
In me you'll find things Like guts and nerve But not the kind things That you deserve And so while there's a fighting chance Just turn and go I won't send roses And roses suit you so.

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Bob is too blunt with Ruth, and is forced to exit.
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I love a quiet girl I love a gentle girl Warm as sunlight Soft, soft as snow

Her smile, a tender smile Her voice, a velvet voice Sweet as music Soft, soft as snow

When she is near me The world's in repose We need no words She sees - she knows

But where is my quiet girl Where is my gentle girl Where is the special girl Who is soft, soft as snow

Somewhere Somewhere My quiet girl

When she is near me The world's in repose We need no words She sees - she knows

But where is my quiet girl Where is my gentle girl Where is the special girl Who is soft, soft as snow

Somewhere Somewhere My quiet girl

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Aaron confesses that he still loves his ex-wife.
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CIOFFI (spoken) You see what I'm saying? The song itself is kind of lackluster. It lacks...

CHRIS (spoken) Yes?

CIOFFI (spoken) Luster.

CHRIS (spoken) I agree. We need a completely new composition, one that's catchier than pink eye. I'll leave you to it.

CIOFFI (spoken) Well, at least now you'll have a few minutes alone with your piano.

AARON (spoken) Alone, yeah.

CIOFFI (spoken) Could I ask, only becauseI've wondered this my entire life-- Which would normally come first, the music or the lyric?

AARON (spoken) Same answer as the chicken or the egg.

CIOFFI (spoken) Ah, so it's the lyric.

AARON (spoken) No. It can start with a note. Which can become a phrase. And then you try hanging words off each branch, like trimming a tree.

CIOFFI Sounds easy enough.

AARON Really? Well don't talk about love Or you'll have to say "fits like a glove" Or "As certain as push comes to shove" You will pine for the woman you're constantly thinking of You see the problem.

CIOFFI (spoken) Dangling participle. So you suggest staying away from love?

AARON At all costs. And don't mention your life Or you'll have to say "cuts like a knife" Or refer to the heartbreak and strife When you find that you're missing your ...

CIOFFI (spoken) Missing?

AARON (spoken) What?

CIOFFI (spoken) You were saying what you miss.

AARON No I meant that, well... I miss the music I miss the song Since she's not with me It comes out wrong

It doesn't matter How hard I try I've lost the music I don't know why

You may have known Before I met her I wrote alone But if you ask me What I prefer I'd say the music I wrote with her

When you're writing a song And you've a partner The room is filled with jokes and chatter She says something You say something She writes a line You play a vamp

But when you're writing a song Without a partner That's a completely different matter No one tells you "That's not funny" No one says "Let's cut that bar" No one makes you better than you are

I can't pretend I miss the music I miss my friend No need to ask me What I prefer I choose the music I wrote with her I liked the music I made with--

GEORGIA (spoken): Aaron, I forgot my lyric. Can you believe it? Me.

AARON Well you're not the lyricist now, you're the star. Georgia, Break a leg.

GEORGIA Thanks. You can finish the song without me?

AARON I'm a one-man band. I miss the music I miss my friend No need to ask me What I prefer I choose the music I wrote with her I loved the music I made with her

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The photographer Jacques is having issues committing to his former lover Laurie.
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I don't remember you I don't remember you I don't recall a single thing we used to say or do What dancing in the park What laughter in the dark What smould'ring fireplace that lit your face with every spark
And if I left you once before Somehow I can't recall it anymore That was another girl
You're not at all like her Though for an instance when you touched me
I believed you were But I was wrong this moment is new Because I can't, I wont
I don't remember you
That was another time Another time and place Although you bare a faint resemblance,
You're another face Yes I was wrong This moment is new Because I can't
I wont
I don't remember you

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Stine experiences the collapse of his real and fictional worlds.
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Funny, How'd I fail to see this little bed time tale was funny? I could cry to think of all the irony i've missed! What an unusual twist Right at the end of it

Funny, Who could see that this pathetic scene would be So funny Once you strain to find the grain of humor Underneath Life double crosses with style Forcing you into a smile So it can kick you in the teeth

Just desserts We can all laugh till it hurts At my expense I'm accustomed to working on "spec" I always pick up the check

I think it's funny Who could top or make this comic op'ra more Compelling You could weave in some deceit to even up the Score

You'd have us all on the floor That would be roaringly funny Sad enough my life's a joke that suffers in the telling Just another hoary chestnut from the bottom drawer I've heard so often before That I can't laugh anymore

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Raoul dwells on his troubled marriage with Christine.
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RAOUL (spoken) One more

BARTENDER (spoken) Oh, buddy, don't you think you've had enough? It's practically morning already

RAOUL (spoken) One more, I said

BARTENDER (spoken) Alright, alright My shift is over anyway, so let's settle the bill, okay? Jeez, you're in a bad way ain't you? Worse than most that end up here. Here's the morning shift, maybe he'll know what to do with you

RAOUL (spoken) Yes, what to do with me That's the question, isn't it? That's always been the question Ever since the beginning (sung) She looks for sympathy I give her sorrow She asks for honesty I've none to borrow

She needs my tender kiss She begs it of me I give her ugliness Why does she love me?

She yearns for higher things Things I can't give her The rush that music brings I can't deliver

And even when she sings And soars above me I try to clip her wings Why does she love me?

One more drink, sir That's what I need Don't you think, sir? Leave the hurt behind

Do you hear me? Another drink

She wants the man I was Husband and father At least, she thinks she does She needn't bother

Beneath this mask I wear There's nothing of me Just horror, shame, despair Why does she love me?

How 'bout you, sir? Tell me what am I to do, sir? Leave the hurt behind

MEG Morning, Bernie, coffee please Hurry up before I freeze I'll just take it black (spoken) Mother said, I'd find you here

RAOUL (spoken) Miss Giry

MEG (spoken) Do you know where you are?

RAOUL (spoken) Hell, I imagine...

MEG (spoken) Around here they call it suicide hall It's where people end up When they don't know where else to go The hopeless, the desperate A good place to step off the side Off the pier and quietly vanish

RAOUL You seem to be a regular

MEG Me? I come here to swim (sung) This town is coarse and cold and mean It's hard to keep your conscience clean Faceless in the crowd Anything's allowed

And so I come at dawn each day Come to wash it all away Sink into the sea, blue and cool and kind Let it set me free, let the past unwind Leave the hurt behind

(spoken) You should never have come to America. It's not a place for people like you and Christine. It's too easy to forget who you are and where you belong. That's why Mother says you must leave here. Now, take your wife and the boy and go.

RAOUL (spoken) Leave? What about tonight? The concert, the money? Am I to just run away from him?

MEG (spoken) When the sun rises tomorrow We can all start again, clean (sung) Sail across the sea Put us out of mind Close your eyes and flee Let yourself stay blind Leave this place behind

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John follows in his father's footsteps and joins the Navy.
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A man sings to his boyfriend about both the rapture and doubts of their love.
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Long ago, I tasted something sweet. It's an echo, it's a memory in retreat. Like a feeling of fullness, Like the knowing of quiet fortitude, of ancient heroes. It was something I trusted somehow. But now...
But now it's gone, and I am incomplete. In the darkness, and the hollow, in the heat. If I flash on the future I see only the empty future shock, an afterimage. There is only I want, I want, I want.
I don't know what I hunger for, I don't know why I feel the hunger more And more with every passing day. I don't know from where the hunger springs, But that it's there and that it sings
Of someplace far away.
So get me up, and get me out, and let me never return To the darkness and the hollow, and to the burn. I want out of this hunger, To take me up to a higher altitude. Take me all the way, I'm out of here. I am going there. I am gone!
Oh, get me up like Icarus, And give me wings like Pegasus. Just get me out and get me high!

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Whizzer comes to terms with his lack of feelings for Marvin.
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I don't look for trouble I do not accept blame I've a good and a bad side But they're one and the same Ask me to arouse you I will rise and obey These are the games I play

I screw every morning Then bathe and drink tea I been playing canasta Disasta-rously All my recreation seems to suit me okay These are the games I play

It's tough with love Love's tough to show Let me face the music It's a song that I was waiting to hear so long So long ago

I bet on the horses I die by degree I am sure his divorce is A tribute to me Ask me if I love him It depends on the day These are the games I play

It's tough, my friend Love's looking strong Play again the music It's a song that I been waiting to hear For much to long Years, years too long

It hurts not to love him It hurts when love fades It's hard when part of him Is off playing fam'ly charades

Ask me if I need him Get him out of my way These are These are the games These are the games These are the only games I play

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When Mame discovers that her nephew Patrick has married a debutante from a bigoted family, she wonders what went wrong.
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MAME Where is that boy with the bugle? My little love was always my big romance; Where's that boy with the bugle? And why did I ever buy him those damn long pants?
Did he need a stronger hand? Did he need a lighter touch? Was I soft or was I tough? Did I give enough? Did I give too much?
At the moment when he needed me, Did I ever turn away? Would I be there when he called, If he walked into my life today.
Were his days a little dull? Were his nights a little wild? Did I overstate my plan? Did I stress the man? And forget the child. And there must have been a million things. That my heart forgot to say. Would I think of one or two, If he walked into my life today.
Should I blame the times I pampered him, Or blame the times I bossed him; What a shame! I never really found the boy, Before I lost him.
Were the years a little fast? Was his world a little free? Was there too much of a crowd? All too lush and loud and not enough for me. Though I'll ask myself my whole life long, What went wrong along the way; Would I make the same mistakes If he walked into my life today? If that boy with the bugle, If he walked into my life today.

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Edie regrets failing to succeed in New York City, whereas her mother Edith regrets nothing and takes no blame for Edie’s shortcomings.
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EDITH (spoken) I have no complaints. I have everything I ever wanted.

EDIE (spoken) You had a rich husband; you should've stayed with him.

EDITH (spoken) I had a perfect marriage... beautiful children... terribly successful marriage, I never had a fight in my life.

EDIE (spoken) Ha!

EDITH (spoken) I had a very, very happy, satisfying life.

EDIE (spoken) Can't be done. You can't have your cake and eat it, too. You can't.

EDITH (spoken) Ohhhh yes you can. I most certainly did have my cake and eat it, down to the last crumb.

(sung) What good is cake You have but never eat? I never could Deny myself a sweet, So I sliced my life And licked my knife And ate the cake I had.

EDIE (spoken) Can't be done, I'm telling you...

EDITH Two perfect sons I thoroughly enjoyed An absent spouse And cats to fill the void, And the tri-state's best Accompanist Oh yes, I ate the cake I had.

Moist. Light. Gaily decorated. Every tasty morsel, Savored, chewed and masticated.
Young. Bright. Rich and thin and clever. Like a second helping? Sister, would I ever!

EDIE (spoken) I'll probably be an old maid until I die. I'll sit around with cats the rest of my life.

EDITH (spoken) When are you gonna learn, Edie? You're in this world, you know! You're not out of the world!

(sung) The days are gone When money grew on trees. The money tree Came down with elm disease. But at my age, ducks, For my two bucks I'll eat the cake I have And like it. I'll eat the cake I have.

EDIE (spoken) I think the saddest thing was my not marrying. During the war, my best friend, she was a nurse with the Red Cross... she met somebody overseas in a hospital. A Marine. Lost both of his legs at Iwo Jima. Romance was inevitable, really, given the situation. But I couldn't travel. Mother wasn't well during the war, you see.

EDITH (spoken) Gerald Gettys worshipped you - and those two nice Rockefeller fellas-

EDIE (spoken) They were horrible! Horrible!

EDITH (spoken) You just didn't want to get married. Now it's all blamed on me.

EDIE (spoken) I missed out on everything.

EDITH Gripe. Groan. Point the famous finger. Life is disappointing, Put the parent through the wringer.

Sulk. Moan. Blame it on the mother. When I'm dead and buried You won't get another.

EDIE (spoken) I met a Count, in Greenwich Village. He was a poet and a playwright, and he said, "Edith, I want to make an honest woman out of you." I thought that was very decent.

EDITH (spoken) He didn't have a nickel in his trousers! Not a nickel!

EDIE (spoken) Mother despised him. Gave him the pink slip. To think, I coulda been a Countess - Countess Edith!

EDITH Enough with all Your celebrated loves. You had two hands. You could have modeled gloves. Is it my fault that Your cake fell flat? That you're unmarried, Bald and fat?

As the world waltzed by And Edie sat... I ate the cake I had And loved it.
Oh, I ate the cake I had, No thanks to daddy. I ate the cake... I had.

EDIE (spoken) Sometimes I think I have the saddest life...

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Father, who has been summoned to assist Coalhouse, assures Mother that everything will soon return to the way it was before. Mother, however, is not convinced.
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There was a time Our happiness seemed never-ending I was so sure That where we were heading was right Life was a road So certain and straight and unbending Our little road With never a cross road in sight Back in the days When we spoke in civilized voices Women in white And sturdy young men at the oar Back in the days When I let you make all my choices... We can never go back to before

There was a time My feet were so solidly planted You'd sail away While I turned my back to the sea I was content, A princess asleep and enchanted If I had dreams Then I let you dream them for me Back in the days When everything seemed so much clearer Women in white Who knew what their lives held in store Where are they now, Those women who stared from the mirror? We can never go back to before.

There are people out there Unafraid of revealing That they might have a feeling Or they might have been wrong There are people out there Unafraid to feel sorrow, unafraid of tomorrow, unafraid to be weak... unafraid to be strong!

There was a time When you were the person in motion I was your wife, It never occurred to want more You were my sky My moon and my stars and my ocean We can never go back to before We can never go back to before

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The teenage girl Swallow wishes that her mother was still alive.
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SWALLOW If all we lost somehow came back If all that died again would grow If only it was so, these are the loneliest words I know If all our dreams were golden and never black or grey If all our dreams came true, then we'd never have to say If only it was so, these are the loneliest words I know
THE MAN If all we'd lost somehow came back If all that died again would grow If only it were so, these are the loneliest words I know The stage lowers to reveal Candy and Amos on the highway. Amos has been beaten by his father again for refusing to work at the factory. They sing Tire tracks and broken hearts.

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By the end of the show, Queenie loses both of the men who pursue her, and contemplates how things came to end so badly.
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We're all so sure We're all so wise No limits No boundaries No compromise. Laughing at our neighbor Smiling through a hiss How did we come to this?
We're all amuse We're all inspired So cunning So clever And so admired Easy to be angry Easy to dismiss How did we come to this?
Maybe I've been living in a daydream Maybe I've been talking in my sleep If I've been awake Pardon my mistake But time is running low And talk is growing cheap.
We play our games We place our bets No witness No weakness And no regrets. Filling up with frenzy Killing with a kiss How did we all come to this? Time goes by Plans grow stale People die And parties fail How did we come to this?
ENSEMBLE She had grey eyes, Lips like coals aglow. And her face was a tinted mask of snow.
A fascinating woman As they go.

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Henry Jekyll sings to his comatose father in an asylum.
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JEKYLL Lost in the darkness, Silence surrounds you. Once there was morning, Now endless night.
If I could reach you, I'd guide you and teach you To walk from the darkness Back into the light.
Deep in your silence, Please try to hear me; I'll keep you near me Till night passes by.
I will find the answer. I'll never desert you-- I promise you this-- Till the day that I die...

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