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Camelot   

 
Majestic Theatre, (12/03/1960 - 1/05/1963)
First Preview: Dec 01, 1960 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 03, 1960    
Closing Date: Jan 05, 1963 Total Performances: 873

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



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe and Moss Hart
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on "The Once and Future King" by T. H. White; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang; Dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman
Staged by Moss Hart; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Adrian (Worked on the designs for 3 months before he died in September 1959) and Tony Duquette; Lighting Design by Feder; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Sound Design by Jack Mitnick
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Edward Preston, Bernard Hart and Jonathan Anderson
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Julie AndrewsGuenevere
Richard BurtonArthur
Robert CooteKing Pellinore
John Cullum
Broadway debut
Sir Dinadan
M'el DowdMorgan Le Fey
Robert GouletLancelot Du Lac
Roddy McDowallMordred
Virginia AllenLady Catherine
Dancer
Judi AllinsonDancer
Laurie ArcherDancer
Joan AugustSinger
Mary Sue BerrySinger
Frank BouleySinger
Jerry BowersDancer
Marnell BruceSinger
Carlene CarrollDancer
Michael Clarke-LaurenceDap
Joan CoddingtonDancer
Jack DabdoubSir Gwilliam
Singer
Peter De ViséA Page
Peter DeignDancer
Randy DoneyDancer
Richard EnglundDancer
James FoxSinger
Richard GainDancer
James GannonSir Sagramore
Singer
Gene GeBauerDancer
Katia GeleznovaDancer
Christina GillespieLady Anne
Murray GoldkindSinger
Judy HastingsSinger
Warren HaysSinger
Paul HuddlestonSinger
David HurstMerlyn
Benita JamesSinger
Adriana KeathleyDancer
Michael KermoyanSir Ozanna
Singer
James KirbyDancer
Richard KuchClarius
Dancer
Donald MaloofSinger
Leland MayforthA Page
Dawn MitchellDancer
Larry MitchellSinger
Joe NelsonDancer
Paul RichardsSinger
Claudia SchroederDancer
Beti SeayDancer
Marjorie SmithNimue
Singer
John StarkweatherHerald
Dancer
Robin StewartTom of Warwick
Shelia SwensonSinger
John TaliaferroSinger
Jimmy TarbuttonDancer
Leesa TroyA Lady
Singer
Dorothy WhiteSinger
Bruce YarnellSir Lionel
Standby: Inga Swenson (Guenevere)
Understudies: Mary Sue Berry (Nimue), Frank Bouley (Dap), Michael Clarke-Laurence (King Pellinore, Merlyn), John Cullum (Arthur, Mordred), Peter De Visé (Tom of Warwick), James Gannon (Lancelot Du Lac), Donald Maloof (Sir Lionel), Larry Mitchell (Sir Dinadan), Paul Richards (Mordred) and Leesa Troy (Guenevere, Morgan Le Fey)
Theatre World
winner 1961 Award [recipient] 
  Robert Goulet
Tony Award®
winner 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Richard Burton
 1961 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Julie Andrews
winner 1961 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [winner] 
 Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
winner 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) [winner] 
 Costume Design by Adrian and Tony Duquette
winner 1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner] 
 Musical Director: Franz Allers
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight?Arthur
The Simple Joys of MaidenhoodGuenevere
CamelotArthur and Guenevere
Follow MeNimue
C'est MoiLancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of MayGuenevere and Ensemble
Then You May Take Me to the FairGuenevere, Sir Dinadan, Sir Sagramore and Sir Lionel
How to Handle a WomanArthur
The JoustsArthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You AgainGuenevere
ACT 2 Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave YouLancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly VirtuesMordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do?Guenevere and Arthur
The PersuasionMordred and Morgan Le Fey
Fie on Goodness!Knights
I Loved You Once in SilenceGuenevere
GuenevereEnsemble
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur