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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
Georgia BrownNancy
Clive RevillFagin
John CallDr. Grimwig
Willoughby GoddardMr. Bumble
the Beadle
Barry HumphriesMr. Sowerberry
the Undertaker
Hope JackmanMrs. Corney
the Matron
David JonesThe Artful Dodger
Geoffrey LumbMr. Brownlow
Bruce ProchnikOliver Twist
Danny SewellBill Sikes
Jed AllanLondoner
Johnny BordenWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barbara BossertLondoner
Helena CarrollMrs. Sowerberry
wife of Mr. Sowerberry
Cherry DavisCharlotte Sowerberry
daughter of the Sowerberry's
Jack DavisonLondoner
Dortha DuckworthMrs. Bedwin
Eugene EndonWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Bryant FraserWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Randy GaynesWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
James GlennLondoner
Bobby GoldWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Lesley HuntLondoner
John M. KimbroLondoner
Michael LamontLondoner
Allan LokosLondoner
Terry LomaxNoah Claypool
apprentice of the Sowerberrys
Sal LombardoWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Dodie MarshallLondoner
Ruth MaynardOld Sally
a pauper
Richard MillerLondoner
Christopher MonthWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Patrick O'ShaughnessyWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Alan PaulWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Barry PearlWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Moose PetingLondoner
Alice PlaytenBet
George PrioloWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Ruth RamseyLondoner
Robbie ReedWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Nina ReiterLondoner
Ray TudorLondoner
Christopher VotosWorkhouse Boy / Fagin's Gang
Maura K. WedgeLondoner
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 1 Sung By
Food, Glorious FoodThe Boys
Oliver!Mr. Bumble (the Beadle), Mrs. Corney (the Matron), Oliver Twist and the Boys
I Shall ScreamMrs. Corney (the Matron) and Mr. Bumble (the Beadle)
Boy For SaleMr. Bumble (the Beadle)
That's Your FuneralMr. Sowerberry (the Undertaker), Mr. Bumble (the Beadle) and Mrs. Sowerberry (wife of Mr. Sowerberry)
Where Is Love?Oliver Twist
Consider YourselfThe Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Crowd
You've Got To Pick A Pocket Or TwoFagin, Oliver Twist and Boys
It's A Fine LifeNancy and Bet
I'd Do AnythingThe Artful Dodger, Nancy, Oliver Twist, Bet and Fagin
Be Back SoonFagin, The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist and Boys
ACT 2 Sung By
Oom- Pah-PahNancy and Company
My NameBill 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 SituationFagin
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