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Though Howard didn’t write the lyrics to this show, he did, just for fun, write a parody for a production of The Tempest had Noel Coward taken a shot at it:

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Dreamstuff was very loosely based on the Tempest

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Howard (and his grandmother) around the time of Dreamstuff

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Program

Book by Howard Ashman
Music by Marsha Malamet
Lyrics by Dennis Green
Directed by James Nicola

Yes, my prestidigitations
Serve the nation’s interests, too
I turned Princess Margaret to a toad

And no one even knew

I pull rabbits out of percolators, too
A magicians work, my dears, is never through

-A Magician’s Work

WPA Theater: April 1976

A musical based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.