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Gigi   

 
Uris Theatre, (11/13/1973 - 2/10/1974)
First Preview: Nov 07, 1973 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Nov 13, 1973    
Closing Date: Feb 10, 1974 Total Performances: 103

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris (mostly) at the turn of the century.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher
Produced by Saint Subber and Edwin Lester
Originally produced by Los Angeles & San Francisco Civic Light Opera
Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on the novel by Colette; Musical Director: Ross Reimueller; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman
Directed by Joseph Hardy; Choreographed by Onna White
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Vivienne Walker
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: James Turner
Production Manager: Bill Holland; Production Stage Manager: M. William Lettich; Operations Manager: Edward Preston
Musical Associate: Harper MacKay; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Samuel Levitan; Music Copyist: Thomas P. Brown
Associate Dance Director: Martin Allen; Press Representative: Martin Shwartz and Ben Washer; Dance Captain: Sandahl Bergman; Production Coordinator: Herb Adams; Advertising: Matthew Serino, Blaine-Thompson and Ingram Ash; Master Soundman: Thomas Fitzgerald; Photographer: Otto Rothschild
Cast
Alfred DrakeHonoré Lachaille
Maria KarnilovaInez Alvarez
Mamita
Daniel MasseyGaston Lachailles
Agnes MooreheadAunt Alicia
Karin WolfeGigi
Sandahl BergmanLiane d'Exelmans
John DorrinMaitre Duclos
Truman GaigeManuel
Joe RossA French Head Waiter
A French Receptionist
A French Telephone Installer
A French Maitre d'Hotel
Richard WoodsMaitre Du Fresne
Thomas AnthonyLiane's Dance Partner
Ensemble
Alvin BeamEnsemble
Russ BeasleyEnsemble
Andy BewAn Artist
Robyn BlairEnsemble
Leonard John CrofootWaiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Judy CummingsEnsemble
Gordon De VolCharles
Mamita's butler
Ensemble
Randy Di GrazioSandomir
Ensemble
Gregory B. DrotarDancing Teacher
Ensemble
Margit HautEnsemble
Andy KeyserEnsemble
Clyde LaurentsEnsemble
Diane LauridsenEnsemble
Merilee MagnusonEnsemble
Kelley MaxwellEnsemble
Jean McLaughlinEnsemble
Vickie PatikEnsemble
Susan PlanttEnsemble
Joel PressmanA Count
Ensemble
Thomas StantonWaiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Marie TillmansEnsemble
Sallie TrueEnsemble
Standby: Patricia Arnell (Gigi), Larry Keith (Honoré Lachaille) and Louise Kirtland (Aunt Alicia, Inez Alvarez)
Understudies: Bjarne Buchtrup (Swing Dancer), Gordon De Vol (Gaston Lachailles), John Dorrin (Maitre Du Fresne, Manuel), Joel Pressman (A French Head Waiter, A French Maitre d'Hotel, A French Receptionist, A French Telephone Installer) and Marie Tillmans (Liane d'Exelmans)
Tony Award®
winner 1974 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Frederick Loewe ;  Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
 1974 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Alfred Drake
 1974 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Oliver Smith
 1974 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Oliver Messel
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Thank Heaven for Little GirlsHonoré Lachaille
It's a BoreHonoré Lachaille and Gaston Lachailles
The Earth and Other Minor ThingsGigi
Paris Is Paris Again Honoré Lachaille and Ensemble
She's Not Thinking of MeGaston Lachailles
It's a Bore (Reprise) Honoré Lachaille, Gaston Lachailles, Manuel and Aunt Alicia
The Night They Invented ChampagneGigi, Gaston Lachailles and Mamita
I Remember It WellHonoré Lachaille and Mamita
I Never Want to Go Home Again Gigi and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
GigiGaston Lachailles
The ContractAunt Alicia, Mamita, Maitre Duclos and Maitre Du Fresne
I'm Glad I'm Not Young AnymoreHonoré Lachaille
In This Wide,Wide WorldGigi
Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Reprise) Honoré Lachaille