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St. James Theatre, (12/20/1976 - 12/26/1976)
First Preview: Dec 09, 1976 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Dec 20, 1976    
Closing Date: Dec 26, 1976 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Produced by Richard Adler, Roger Berlind and Edward R. Downe, Jr.
Originally Premiered at the Seattle Repertory Theatre
Book by George Abbott; Music by Richard Adler; Lyrics by Will Holt; Based on "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by William Cox; Vocal arrangements by William Cox
Directed by George Abbott; Musical Staging by Patricia Birch; Assistant Director: Judith Abbott
Scenic Design by Eldon Elder; Costume Design by Lewis D. Rampino; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter; Production Soundman: Jack Mann
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner
Production Stage Manager: Bob D. Bernard; Stage Manager: Elise Warner; Production Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Reeds: Donald Hettinger; Guitar: Steve Uscher
Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Richard Kagey; Dance Captain: Mimi B. Wallace; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Helena AndreykoCupid
Member of the Court
Daniel Ben-ZaliWilliam Shakespeare
David BrummelCurio
Officer #1
Doug CarfraeOfficer #2
Member of the Court
Jim CortiMember of the Court
Catherine Cox
Broadway debut
Ann CrowleyCupid
Member of the Court
Dennis DanielsMember of the Court
Dawn HerbertMember of the Court
Donald HettingerCourt Musician (Reeds)
Christopher HewettMalvolio
Joel HigginsSebastian
David HollidayDuke Orsino
Marc JordanAntonio
Dana KyleMember of the Court
Sherry MathisOlivia
Wayne MattsonMember of the Court
Jason McAuliffeMember of the Court
William McClaryValentine
Paul MichaelCaptain
Carolann PageMember of the Court
Joe PonazeckiSir Andrew Aguecheek
David SabinSir Toby Belch
Susan Elizabeth ScottMember of the Court
Denny ShearerMember of the Court
Steve UscherCourt Musician (Guitar)
Melanie VaughanMember of the Court
Mimi B. WallaceMember of the Court
Laura WaterburyMaria
Understudies: David Brummel (Antonio, Captain, Duke Orsino), Doug Carfrae (Curio, Valentine), Jason McAuliffe (Sebastian), William McClary (Feste, Malvolio), Paul Michael (Sir Toby Belch), Carolann Page (Olivia, Viola), Susan Elizabeth Scott (Maria) and Denny Shearer (Sir Andrew Aguecheek)
Tony Award®
 1977 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Patricia Birch
Drama Desk Award
 1977 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Catherine Cox
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Daniel Ben-Zali
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christopher Hewett
 1977 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Patricia Birch

ACT 1 Sung By
Music IsWilliam Shakespeare and Company
When First I Saw My Lady's FaceDuke Orsino
Lady's ChoiceViola and Captain
The Time Is Ripe for LovingCompany
Should I Speak of Loving YouViola
Hate to Say Goodbye to YouAntonio and Sebastian
Big Bottom BettyFeste
Twenty-one ChateauxViola, Olivia and Company
Sudden LilacOlivia
Sing HiSir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Feste and Maria
ACT 2 Sung By
The Tennis SongDuke Orsino, Valentine and Company
I Am ItMalvolio
No Matter WhereOlivia and Viola
The DuelSir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Viola and Feste
Please Be HumanOlivia and Sebastian
What You WillWilliam Shakespeare and Company