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Tovarich   

 
Broadway Theatre , (3/18/1963 - 6/08/1963)
Majestic Theatre , (6/10/1963 - 9/28/1963)
Winter Garden Theatre , (10/07/1963 - 11/09/1963)
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Opening Date:Mar 18, 1963   
Closing Date:Nov 09, 1963 Total Performances:264

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Prologue: Russia. Subsequently set in Paris. Late 1920s.


Production Staff
Produced by Abel Farbman and Sylvia Harris; Produced in association with Joseph Harris; Associate Producer: Monty Shaff
Book by David Shaw; Music by Lee Pockriss; Lyrics by Anne Croswell; Based on the comedy by Robert E. Sherwood and Jacques Deval; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Vocal arrangements by Stanley Lebowsky; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; "You'll Make an Elegant Butler (I'll Make an Elegant Maid)" by Joan Javits and Philip Springer; Dance music composed by Lee Pockriss; Additional dance music by Dorothea Freitag; Translation of "Tovarich" from the original French of Jacques Deval by Bettina Liebowitz Knapp and Alba della Fazia; Assistant Musical Dir.: Milton Setzer
Directed by Peter Glenville; Choreographed by Herbert Ross
Production Design by Rolf Gerard; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by John Harvey; Wigs by Bob Kelly; Hair styles by Phil Leto; Assistant to Motley: E. Oliver Olsen
General Manager: Monty Shaff; Company Manager: Richard Grayson
Production Manager: Jean Barrere; Stage Manager: Harry Young; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Abbott
Assistant Conductor: Ed Simon; Head Copyist: Thomas P. Brown; Music Contractor: Emory Davis; Music Preparation: Thomas P. Brown
Fur coats by Georges Kaplan; Assistant to the Director: Nora Kaye and Joy Small; Fencing Master: George Santelli; Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz; Dance Captain: Tom Abbott; Production Assistant: Delman Hendricks; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Jean-Pierre Aumont Mikail
Vivien Leigh Tatiana
George S. Irving Charles Davis
Louise Kirtland Grace Davis
Alexander Scourby Gorotchenko
Louise Troy Natalia Mayovskaya
Tom Abbott Ballet Master
Count Yuriev Neglinsky
Dancer
Lorenzo Bianco Essaul of Cossacks Volinin
Dancer
Antony De Vecci Prince Dobrynin
Dancer
Alice Evans Singer
Marion Fels Princess Dobrynin
Dancer
Carol Flemming Mme. Muratova
Dancer
Michele Franchi Baroness Rasumov
Dancer
Katia Geleznova Baroness Roumel
Dancer
William Glassman Igor Mondovska
of the Imperial Corps of Cadets
Dancer
Margery Gray Helen Davis
Harald Horn The Footman at The Davis Home
Baron General Rosumov
Dancer
Del Horstmann Singer
Bettye Jenkins Kukla Katusha
Maria Soukhomine
Dancer
Barney Johnston Singer
Pat Kelly Mme. Van Hemert
Princess Mondovska
Singer
Michael Kermoyan Admiral Boris Soukhomine
Jeff Killion Singer
Dale Malone Night Club Singer
General Boruvsky
Singer
Don McHenry M. Chauffourier-Dubieff
Charlene Mehl Elena Violinin
Dancer
Rita Metzger Marina
Singer
Paul Michael Vassily
Byron Mitchell George Davis
Barbara Monte Nadia
Katrina Volinin
Dancer
Will Parkins Count Rostoff
Dancer
William Reilly Ivan
Colonel Yarov
Dancer
Barbara Richman Dancer
Larry Roquemore Sergei
Prince Ossipovsky
Dancer
Elliott Savage A Footman at the Grand Ball
Singer
Maggie Task Louise
Singer
Eleonore Treiber Mme. Van Steuben
Mme. Boruvsky
Dancer
Joan Trona Lady Soukhomine
Singer
Gene Varrone Count Ivan Shamforoff
Standby: Joan Copeland (Tatiana)
Understudies: Carol Flemming (Helen Davis), Del Horstmann (Charles Davis, Gorotchenko, M. Chauffourier-Dubieff), Barney Johnston (Count Ivan Shamforoff), Pat Kelly (Grace Davis, Louise), Michael Kermoyan (Mikail), Jeff Killion (Admiral Boris Soukhomine, M. Chauffourier-Dubieff), Larry Roquemore (George Davis) and Elliott Savage (Vassily)
Tony Award®
winner 1963 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Vivien Leigh
 1963 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Louise Troy
music by Lee Pockriss; lyrics by Anne Croswell
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Nitchevo Mikail, Admiral Boris Soukhomine, Count Ivan Shamforoff, Marina, Singers and Dancers
I Go to Bed Mikail
You'll Make an Elegant Butler (I'll Make an Elegant Maid)
(music by Joan Javits and Philip Springer; lyrics by Joan Javits and Philip Springer)
Tatiana
Stuck With Each Other Helen Davis and George Davis
Say You'll Stay Grace Davis and Charles Davis
You Love Me Tatiana and Mikail
Introduction Tango Tatiana, Helen Davis, Mikail and George Davis
That Face Natalia Mayovskaya
Wikes-Barre, Pa. Tatiana and George Davis
No! No! No! Helen Davis and Mikail
A Small Cartel Grace Davis, George Davis and Singers
ACT 2Sung By
It Used to Be Admiral Boris Soukhomine, Count Ivan Shamforoff, Natalia Mayovskaya and Vassily
Make a Friend Tatiana, Helen Davis, Natalia Mayovskaya, Mikail, George Davis, Admiral Boris Soukhomine, Count Ivan Shamforoff, Sergei and Ivan
The Only One Tatiana
Uh-Oh! Helen Davis and George Davis
Managed Mikail
I Know the Feeling Tatiana
All for You Tatiana and Mikail
Grande Polonaise Helen Davis, Grace Davis, George Davis, Charles Davis and Dancers