The Shoemaker and the Peddler

The Shoemaker and the Peddler is a 1960 musical based on the story of Sacco and Vanzetti written by Armand Aulicino with music by Frank Fields.

The Shoemaker and the Peddler
Written byArmand Aulicino
Directed byLee Nemetz
Music byFrank Fields
Lyrics byArmand Aulicino
ChoreographySophie Maslow
Date premieredOctober 13, 1960 (1960-10-13)
Place premieredEast 74th Street Theater, New York
Original languageEnglish


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