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A musical fable

Winter Garden Theatre , (9/23/1974 - 1/04/1975)
First Preview:Sep 19, 1974 Total Previews:4
Opening Date:Sep 23, 1974   
Closing Date:Jan 04, 1975 Total Performances:120

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Various cities throughout the U.S. From the 1920s to the 1930s.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Executive Directors: Irving Goldman, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld)
Produced by Barry M. Brown, Edgar Lansbury, Fritz Holt and Joseph Beruh
Original New York production directed, choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreography reproduced by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Miss Lansbury's costumes designed by Robert Mackintosh; Miss Lansbury's Hair Styles by Vincent Prestia; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Kathleen A. Sullivan; Stage Manager: Moose Peting
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker; Poster Design by Hilary Knight; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Agency; Lamb supplied by Steve McAuliffe; Casting: Amos Abrams
Angela Lansbury Rose
Zan Charisse Louise
Bonnie Langford Baby June
Rex Robbins Herbie
Mary Louise Wilson Tessie Tura
Edith Ann Gigolo
John C. Becher Uncle Jocko
Serhij Bohdan Boston
Craig Brown Clarence (and his classic clarinet)
Pat Cody Hollywood Blonde
Sally Cooke Electra
Denny Dillon Agnes
Donna Elio Balloon Girl
Steven Gelfer Yonkers
Dennis Karr San Diego
Jinny Kordek Hollywood Blonde
David Lawson L.A.
Anthony Marciona Newsboy
Maureen Moore June
Jan Neuberger Hollywood Blonde
Marilyn Olson Hollywood Blonde
Peewee Chowsie
Lisa Peluso Baby Louise
Don Potter George
Mr. Goldstone
Patricia Richardson Waitress
Hollywood Blonde
Ed Riley Pop
Gloria Rossi Miss Cratchitt
Charles Rule Weber
Sean Rule Newsboy
Richard J. Sabellico Pastey
Mark Santoro Newsboy
John Sheridan Tulsa
Jay Smith Little Rock
Bonnie Walker Maid
Standby: Mary Louise Wilson (Rose)
Understudies: Sally Cooke (Miss Cratchitt), Donna Elio (Baby June, Baby Louise), Steven Gelfer (Tulsa), Jan Neuberger (June), Don Potter (Pop, Uncle Jocko, Weber), Patricia Richardson (Louise), Ed Riley (Cigar, Herbie), Charles Rule (Kringelein, Mr. Goldstone), Richard J. Sabellico (George) and Bonnie Walker (Electra, Mazeppa, Tessie Tura)
Theatre World
nominee 1975 Award [recipient]
Zan Charisse
nominee 1975 Award [recipient]
John Sheridan
Tony Award®
winner 1975 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Angela Lansbury
 1975 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Zan Charisse
 1975 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Arthur Laurents
Drama Desk Award
winner 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Angela Lansbury
 1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bonnie Langford
winner 1975 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Arthur Laurents
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Some People Rose
Traveling Rose
Small World Rose and Herbie
Baby June and Her Newsboys Baby June, Baby Louise and The Newsboys
Mr. Goldstone, I Love You Rose and Ensemble
Little Lamb Louise
You'll Never Get Away From Me Rose and Herbie
Dainty June and Her Farmboys Dainty June, Louise and Farmboys
If Momma Was Married Louise and June
All I Need Is the Girl Tulsa and Louise
Everything's Coming Up Roses Rose
Madame Rose's Toreadorables Louise and The Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We Go Rose, Louise and Herbie
You Gotta Get a Gimmick Tessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra
Small World (Reprise)Rose
Let Me Entertain You Louise and Company
Rose's Turn Rose