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Oliver!   

 
Imperial Theatre , (1/06/1963 - 9/12/1964)
Shubert Theatre , (9/14/1964 - 11/14/1964)
First Preview: Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Jan 06, 1963   
Closing Date:Nov 14, 1964 Total Performances:774

Category: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: North of England and London. About 1850.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick and Donald Albery
Book by Lionel Bart; Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart; Freely adapted from "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Eric Rogers
Directed by Peter Coe
Scenic Design by Sean Kenny; Costume Design by Sean Kenny; Lighting Design by John Wyckham
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Highley
Technical Supervisor: Ian Albery; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Production Stage Manager: Ross Bowman; Stage Manager: Edward Hastings
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Casting: Michael Shurtleff and Alan Shayne; Dog Trainer: Howard Finklestein; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden
Cast
Georgia Brown Nancy
Clive Revill Fagin
John Call Dr. Grimwig
Willoughby Goddard Mr. Bumble
the Beadle
Barry Humphries Mr. Sowerberry
the Undertaker
Hope Jackman Mrs. Corney
the Matron
David Jones The Artful Dodger
Geoffrey Lumb Mr. Brownlow
Bruce Prochnik Oliver Twist
Danny Sewell Bill Sikes
Jed Allan Londoner
Johnny Borden Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barbara Bossert Londoner
Helena Carroll Mrs. Sowerberry
wife of Mr. Sowerberry
Cherry Davis Charlotte Sowerberry
daughter of the Sowerberry's
Jack Davison Londoner
Dortha Duckworth Mrs. Bedwin
Eugene Endon Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Bryant Fraser Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Randy Gaynes Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
James Glenn Londoner
Bobby Gold Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Lesley Hunt Londoner
John M. Kimbro Londoner
Michael Lamont Londoner
Allan Lokos Londoner
Terry Lomax Noah Claypool
apprentice of the Sowerberrys
Sal Lombardo Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Dodie Marshall Londoner
Ruth Maynard Old Sally
a pauper
Richard Miller Londoner
Christopher Month Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Patrick O'Shaughnessy Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Alan Paul Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barry Pearl Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Moose Peting Londoner
Alice Playten Bet
George Priolo Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Ruth Ramsey Londoner
Robbie Reed Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Nina Reiter Londoner
Ray Tudor Londoner
Christopher Votos Workhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Maura K. Wedge Londoner
Standby: Rae Allen (Nancy)
Understudies: Jed Allan (Bill Sikes), Rae Allen (Mrs. Sowerberry), Johnny Borden (Noah Claypool, The Artful Dodger), John Call (Mr. Bumble), Helena Carroll (Mrs. Corney), Eugene Endon (Oliver Twist), Randy Gaynes (Oliver Twist), Barry Humphries (Fagin), Lesley Hunt (Bet, Charlotte Sowerberry), John M. Kimbro (Dr. Grimwig), Michael Lamont (Noah Claypool), Allan Lokos (Mr. Brownlow), Richard Miller (Fagin), George Priolo (The Artful Dodger), Ruth Ramsey (Mrs. Bedwin, Old Sally), Ray Tudor (Mr. Sowerberry) and Maura K. Wedge (Nancy)
Tony Award®
 1963 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Lionel Bart; Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart; Produced by David Merrick and Donald Albery
 1963 Best Author of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Lionel Bart
winner 1963 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner]
Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart
 1963 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Clive Revill
 1963 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Georgia Brown
 1963 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
David Jones
winner 1963 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Sean Kenny
 1963 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Peter Coe
winner 1963 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Donald Pippin
 1963 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
David Merrick
 1963 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
Donald Albery
music by Lionel Bart; lyrics by Lionel Bart
ACT 1Sung By
Food, Glorious Food The Boys
Oliver! Mr. Bumble (the Beadle), Mrs. Corney (the Matron), Oliver Twist and the Boys
I Shall Scream Mrs. Corney (the Matron) and Mr. Bumble (the Beadle)
Boy For Sale Mr. Bumble (the Beadle)
That's Your Funeral Mr. Sowerberry (the Undertaker), Mr. Bumble (the Beadle) and Mrs. Sowerberry (wife of Mr. Sowerberry)
Where Is Love? Oliver Twist
Consider Yourself The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Crowd
You've Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two Fagin, Oliver Twist and Boys
It's A Fine Life Nancy and Bet
I'd Do Anything The Artful Dodger, Nancy, Oliver Twist, Bet and Fagin
Be Back Soon Fagin, The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Boys
ACT 2Sung By
Oom- Pah-Pah Nancy and Company
My Name Bill Sikes
As Long As He Needs Me Nancy
Where Is Love? (Reprise)Mrs. Bedwin
Who Will Buy? Oliver Twist and Chorus
It's A Fine Life (Reprise)Bill Sikes, Nancy, Fagin and Boys
Reviewing The Situation Fagin
Oliver! (Reprise)Mr. Bumble (the Beadle) and Mrs. Corney (the Matron)
As Long As He Needs Me (Reprise)Nancy
Reviewing The Situation (Reprise)Fagin
Food, Glorious Food (Reprise)Boys
Consider Yourself (Reprise)Boys
I'd Do Anything (Reprise)Entire Company