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Palace Theatre , (1/29/1966 - 7/15/1967)
First Preview:Jan 18, 1966 Total Previews:10
Opening Date:Jan 29, 1966   
Closing Date:Jul 15, 1967 Total Performances:608

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. Mid 1960s.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander and The Nederlander Organization
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc; Associate Producer: John Bowab
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Based on the screenplay "Nights of Cabiria" by Federico Fellini; Musical Director: Fred Werner; Dance arrangements by Fred Werner; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Conceived by Bob Fosse; Directed by Bob Fosse; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Miss Verdon's Hair by Romaine Green
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Paul Phillips, Nick Malekos and Michael Sinclair
Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt; Associate Press Representative: Fred Weterick; Advertising: Fred Golden
Gwen Verdon Charity
Ruth Buzzi Woman with Hat
Good Fairy
Elaine Cancilla Married Couple (woman)
Old Maid
Suzanne Charny Ensemble
Michael Davis Dark Glasses
Betsy Dickerson Ensemble
Kathryn Doby Ensemble
Alice Evans Ensemble
Gene Foote Ice Cream Vendor
Helen Gallagher Nickie
Eddie Gasper Ballplayer
Brother Eddie
David Gold Second Cop
Patrick Heim Ensemble
I.W. Klein Doorman
Mary Louise Ensemble
James Luisi Vittorio Vidal
John McMartin Oscar
Carmen Morales Carmen
Thelma Oliver Helene
Harold Pierson Ballplayer
Brother Harold
Lee Roy Reams Young Spanish Man
Sharon Ritchie Ursula
Charlene Ryan Ensemble
Barbara Sharma Career Girl
John Sharpe Football Player
Arnold Soboloff Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
Christine Stewart Ensemble
John Stratton Bystander
Bud Vest Married Couple (man)
John Wheeler First Cop
Understudies: Elaine Cancilla (Nickie), Suzanne Charny (Career Girl, Rosie), Michael Davis (Vittorio Vidal), Helen Gallagher (Charity), Charlene Ryan (Ursula), Barbara Sharma (Helene) and John Stratton (Oscar)
Tony Award®
 1966 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc
 1966 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
 1966 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Gwen Verdon
 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
John McMartin
 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Helen Gallagher
 1966 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Robert Randolph
winner 1966 Best Choreography [winner]
Bob Fosse
 1966 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Bob Fosse
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1Sung By
You Should See Yourself Charity and Dark Glasses
The Rescue Passers-By
Big Spender Nickie, Helene and Fan-Dango Girls
Charity's Soliloquy Charity
Rich Man's Frug Career Girl, Ballplayer and Patrons
If My Friends Could See Me Now Charity
Too Many Tomorrows Vittorio Vidal
There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This Charity, Nickie and Helene
I'm The Bravest Individual Charity and Oscar Lindquist
ACT 2Sung By
Rhythm of Life Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Brother Harold, Brother Eddie and Worshippers
Baby Dream Your Dream Nickie and Helene
Sweet Charity Oscar Lindquist
Where Am I Going Charity
I'm A Brass Band Charity and Brass Band
I Love To Cry At Weddings Herman, Mike, Nickie, Helene, Girls and Patrons