- A musical fantasy by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe thatopened on Broadway in 1947. The cast, which included Eli Wallach,attended Lee Strasberg's Method acting class during its run.The London production opened two years later and a film was made in1954. Brigadoon is the name of a magical Scottish village thatappears only once a century. It is stumbled upon by two contemporaryAmericans, Tommy and Jeff, who are told that the village will disappearforever if a native leaves but that a stranger may stay if he lovesa villager. Although Tommy has become infatuated with the beautifulFiona, both Americans decide to return to New York. Tommy soon discoversthat he has made a mistake and leaves his American fiancéeto find the village again. His strong love reawakens it long enoughfor him to enter.
The songs, composed by Loewe with lyrics by Lerner, include'Almost Like Being in Love', 'The Heather on the Hill', 'Come to Me,Bend to Me', and 'I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean'.