- Book, music, and lyrics: Lionel Bart.
- Oliver! is an acclaimed, Tony Award-winning stage musical adaptation of the great literary master Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist with book, music and lyrics all by renowned composer Lionel Bart. It premiered in London's West End in 1960, had its first Broadway production in 1963, and was made into an Oscar-winning Best Picture ( with a Best Director Oscar going to Sir Carol Reed ) in 1968. The great British stage actor Ron Moody ( who originated the role of Fagin in the London West End production ) scored an Academy Award nomination as Best Actor. Orphan Oliver is the child who dared to ask for more food at the workhouse, and is expelled into the inclement world of Victorian London, where he joins a group of young pickpockets, led by a benign scoundrel, Fagin.
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