Annie Get Your GunAnnie Get Your Gun
is a stage musical
loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley
The music and lyrics were written by Irving Berlin
with a book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields.
Annie Get Your Gun was first staged at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway on May 16, 1946. Ethel Merman starred as Annie in the original production, with Ray Middleton in the leading male role as Frank Butler.
In the 1947 London production, Dolores Gray played Annie with Bill Johnson as Butler.
In the 1950 MGM movie production directed by George Sidney, Betty Hutton played Annie with Howard Keel in the role of Frank Butler.
Songs from the show:
- "I'm A Bad, Bad Man"
- "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly"
- "The Girl That I Marry"
- "You Can't Get A Man With A Gun"
- "There's No Business Like Show Business"
- "They Say It's Wonderful"
- "Moonshine Lullaby"
- "My Defences Are Down"
- "Who Do You Love, I Hope"
- "I'm An Indian, Too"
- "I Got Lost In His Arms"
- "I Got The Sun In The Morning"
- "Anything You Can Do"
- "An Old-Fashioned Wedding", was written by Berlin for the 1966 revival.