About the film
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Crazy For You
Release Date: October 20, 1999
|Slogan||:||«The New Gershwin Musical Comedy»|
|Producers||:||Susan Stroman, Mike Ockrent, David Horn, Jac Venza, Mitch Owgang, Mona Niemiec, Noelle Serper|
|Writers||:||George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Ken Ludwig|
Crazy For You is a romantic comedy musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as "The New Gershwin Musical Comedy", it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical Girl Crazy, but incorporates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy For You won the 1992 Tony Award (Broadway), 1993 Olivier Award (London), and 1994 Dora Award (Toronto) for Best Musical. Originally aired on the PBS series "Great Performances" (season 28, episode 2).