Crazy for You (musical)

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Crazy For You is a two act tap dancing musical comedy for stage written by Ken Ludwig, featuring music by Ira and George Gershwin.


Bad news go 'way!
Call 'round some day
In March or May -
I can't be bothered now.


I got rhythm,
I got music,
I got my man --
Who could ask for anything more?


Bobby: I'm here to audition.
Zangler: Not now!
Bobby: Mr. Zangler! You don't understand. When I go to your office, they throw me out.
Zangler: Good. I give them a raise.

Irene: We have been engaged for five years. Now when are we getting married?!
Bobby: We're not.
Irene: Of course we are.
Bobby: Oh no we're not.
Irene: Don't be ridiculous. I have the wedding all planned. The guest list is up to nine hundred.
Bobby: Great. Big crowd. You won't even miss me.

Lank: Mister. Do you see this gun?
Bobby: Ya?
Lank: It tends to have a mind of its own.
Bobby: [Looks at the gun, then at Lank] Vun out of two ain't bad.

Eugene: In our part of the world we have a few sayings for this sort of thing.Stiff Upper Lip.
Patricia!: Chin Up!

Bobby: [As Zangler, upon arriving in Deadrock to put on a show] So. Who vould like to audition?
[No response]
Bobby: To be in show.
[No response]
Bobby: To vork with girls.
Cowboys: [Erupting immediately] Yes sir! O-kay! Now you're talkin'!

Lank: You are close to an idiot!
[Bobby looks at him, then takes a giant step away]
Lank: That isn't funny.

Everett: Invest in something. Start a --- casino.
Lank: Don't be stupid! Who would come to Nevada to gamble?!

Zangler: Tessie! I have come three thousand miles just to be vith you! [He starts kissing her arm and works his way to her neck.]
Tess: Stop it, stop it. Would you - Oooooh. [She's momentarily turned on; then gets a hold of herself] Bela, how many times do I have to tell you?! I don't enjoy your company, I'm bored when I'm with you, and I don't find you even remotely attractive.
Zangler: You see? Ve could be married already.

Everett: You know, I just love seeing you kids perform. That's how I got started. I tap danced for ten years.
Patsy: Wow! I get tired after ten minutes!

Bobby: Thanks.
Polly: What for?
Bobby: A lot of fun. A few broken teeth.
The way you wear your hat,
The way you sip your tea,
The memory of all that --
No, no! They can't take that away from me!

Mrs. Child: Where's your head?!
Bobby: Deadrock.
Mrs. Child: I didn't ask what's in it.

The Girls: [Sung] The man who only lives for making money
Lives a life that isn't necessarily sunny;
Likewise the man who works for fame --
There's no guarantee that time won't erase his name
The fact is
The only work that really brings enjoyment
Is the kind that is for girl and boy meant.
Fall in love -- you won't regret it.
That's the best work of all -- if you can get it.

Polly: You wanna dance, Bobby?
Bobby: Who could ask for anything more?

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