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New York State Theatre , (7/08/1980 - 8/23/1980)
First Preview:Jun 30, 1980 Total Previews:6
Opening Date:Jul 08, 1980   
Closing Date:Aug 23, 1980 Total Performances:56

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In and around Camelot; a battlefield in France. A long time ago.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Center of Music & Drama
Produced by Mike Merrick and Don Gregory; Produced by arrangement with James M. Nederlander; Associate Producer: Dome / Cutler-Herman
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Based on "The Once and Future King" by T. H. White; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang; Incidental music by Robert Kreis
Directed by Frank Dunlop; Choreographed by Buddy Schwab; Original New York production directed by Moss Hart
Scenic Design by Desmond Heeley; Costume Design by Desmond Heeley; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by John McClure; Hair Design by Vincenzo Prestia
Company Manager: James Awe
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Jonathan Weiss; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi
Conducted by James Martin; Musical Coordinator: Robert Kreis; Music Contractor: Fred Manzella
Special Effects by Robert Joyce
Artistic Consultant: Stone Widney; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Patricia McLean Krawitz; Dance Captain: Cathy Rice; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates and Norman Weiner; Photographer: Martha Swope
Richard Burton Arthur
Christine Ebersole Guenevere
Richard Muenz Lancelot Du Lac
Robert Fox Mordred
William Parry Sir Dinadan
James Valentine Merlyn
Paxton Whitehead King Pellinore
Bob Horrid
Nora Brennan
Broadway debut
Lady Anne
Jeanne Caryl Nimue
Melanie Clements Ensemble
Stephanie Conlow Ensemble
Van Craig Ensemble
John Deyle Ensemble
Debra Dickinson Ensemble
Richard Dodd Ensemble
Thor Fields Tom of Warwick
Cecil Fulfer Ensemble
Davis Gaines Sir Lionel
Lisa Ann Grant Ensemble
Ken Henley Knight of the Investiture
John Herrera Ensemble
Gary Jaketic Knight of the Investiture
William James Sir Lionel
Kelby Kirk Ensemble
Herndon Lackey Sir Dinadin's Squire
Deborah Magid Lady Sybil
Andy McAvin Sir Sagramore
Laura McCarthy Ensemble
Robert Molnar Dap
Steve Osborn Sir Sagramore's Squire
Patrice Pickering Ensemble
Janelle Price Ensemble
Nancy Rieth Ensemble
Patrick Rogers Ensemble
Deborah Roshe Ensemble
D. Paul Shannon Ensemble
Jack Starkey Knight of the Investiture
Ronald Bennett Stratton Knight of the Investiture
Sally Ann Swarm Ensemble
Sally Williams Ensemble
Swings: Lynn Keeton and Richard Maxon
Understudies: John Deyle (Sir Lionel), John Herrera (Dap), Gary Jaketic (Lancelot Du Lac), Herndon Lackey (Sir Dinadan, Sir Sagramore), Deborah Magid (Nimue), Andy McAvin (Mordred), Robert Molnar (Friar, Merlyn), William Parry (Arthur), Janelle Price (Guenevere), D. Paul Shannon (Sir Dinadan) and James Valentine (King Pellinore)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Paxton Whitehead
 1981 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee]
Produced by Mike Merrick and Don Gregory
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Paxton Whitehead
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
Guenevere Ensemble
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight? Arthur
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood Guenevere
Camelot Arthur and Guenevere
Follow Me Nimue
Camelot (Reprise)Arthur and Guenevere
C'est Moi Lancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of May Guenevere and Ensemble
How to Handle a Woman Arthur
The Jousts Arthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You Again Guenevere
ACT 2Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave You Lancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly Virtues Mordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do? Guenevere and Arthur
Fie on Goodness! Mordred and Knights
I Loved You Once in Silence Guenevere
Guenevere (Reprise)Ensemble
Camelot (Reprise)Arthur