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Broadway Theatre , (11/02/1961 - 1/20/1962)
First Preview:Nov 01, 1961 Total Previews:1
Opening Date:Nov 02, 1961   
Closing Date:Jan 20, 1962 Total Performances:92

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Setting: The early nineteenth century. London. In and around Drury Lane Theatre, the Danish Embassy, "The Green Frog" pub, and Kean's house.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Robert Lantz
Book by Peter Stone; Music by Robert Wright and George Forrest; Lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest; From a comedy by Jean-Paul Sartre; Based on the play by Alexandre Dumas, père; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Ballet and incidental music by Elie Siegmaster; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport; Vocal arrangements by Pembroke Davenport
Staged by Jack Cole; Choreographed by Jack Cole
Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein; Costume Design by Ed Wittstein; Lighting Design by John Harvey; Associate Costume Design: Patton Campbell; Make-Up Design by Robert Philippe; Hair Design by Garrison-Ramon
Production Executive: Monty Shaff; General Manager: Monty Shaff; Company Manager: Arthur Waxman
Production Stage Manager: Peter Bronte; Stage Manager: Walter Neal and Malcolm Marmorstein
Associate Conductor: Rene Wiegert; Music Copyist: Thomas P. Brown; Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Fencing Coach: George Santelli
Cast
Alfred Drake Edmund Kean
Roderick Cook
Broadway debut
Lord Neville
Alfred De Sio Christie
Oliver Gray Prince of Wales
Christopher Hewett Barnaby
Robert Penn Ben
Arthur Rubin Francis
Truman Smith Solomon
Lee Venora Anna Danby
Patrick Waddington Count De Koeberg
Joan Weldon Countess Elena De Koeberg
Martin Ambrose Major-Domo
Henchman
Singer
Charise Amidon Singer
John Aristides Dancer
Barbara Beck Dancer
Johanna Carothers Dancer
Lois Castle Dancer
Charles Corbett Dancer
Kenneth Creel Dancer
Patricia Cutts Lady Amy Goswell
Randy Doney Tim
Dancer
Judy Dunford Dancer
Charles Dunn Patrick
Singer
Eddie Erickson Prop Boy
Singer
Nancy Foster Singer
Larry Fuller Dancer
Margaret Gathright Sparrow
Singer
Maggie Goz Singer
Mickey Gunnerson Dancer
George Harwell Pott
Singer
Pamela Hayford Dancer
Jim Hutchison Dancer
Lisa James Dancer
Rene Jarmon St. Albands
Dancer
John Jordan David
Paul Jordan Pip
John Lankston Lord Delmore
Singer
Richard Lyle Dancer
George Martin Dancer
Joseph McGrath Secretary
Singer
Lispet Nelson Singer
Mary Nettum Singer
Roger Puckett Dancer
Larry Shadur Maxwell
Guard
Singer
Suanne Shirley Dancer
Susan Terry Singer
Alfred Toigo Stage Manager
Singer
Gloria Warner Bolt
Singer
John Wheeler Guard
Singer
Standby: Lawrence Brooks (Edmund Kean)
Understudies: Martin Ambrose (Barnaby), Nancy Foster (Anna Danby), Larry Fuller (Christie), Christopher Hewett (Prince of Wales), John Lankston (Count De Koeberg), Mary Nettum (Countess Elena De Koeberg, Lady Amy Goswell), Larry Shadur (Ben), Alfred Toigo (Lord Neville) and John Wheeler (Francis)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Alfred Drake
 1962 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport
ACT 1Sung By
Penny Plain, Twopence Colored Christie
Man and Shadow Edmund Kean
Mayfair Affair Countess Elena De Koeberg, Amy, Dancing and Singing Ensemble
Sweet Danger Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Queue at Drury Lane Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
King of London Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
To Look Upon My Love Edmund Kean and Solomon
Let's Improvise Edmund Kean and Anna Danby
Elena Edmund Kean, Francis and Ensemble
Social Whirl Countess Elena De Koeberg, Amy, Prince of Wales and Count De Koeberg
The Fog and the Grog Barnaby, Ben, Francis, Edmund Kean and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Civilized People Edmund Kean, Anna Danby and Countess Elena De Koeberg
Service for Service Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Willow, Willow, Willow Anna Danby
Fracas at Old Drury Barnaby, Ben, Francis, Christie and Ensemble
Chime In Christie, Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
Swept Away Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Domesticity Anna Danby and Edmund Kean
Clown of London Ensemble
Apology? Edmund Kean