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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


Production Staff
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Christopher Adler; 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; Poster Design by Fay Gage
Cast
Helena Andreyko Cupid
Member of the Court
Daniel Ben-Zali William Shakespeare
Feste
David Brummel Curio
Officer #1
Doug Carfrae Officer #2
Member of the Court
Jim Corti Member of the Court
Catherine Cox
Broadway debut
Viola
Ann Crowley Cupid
Member of the Court
Dennis Daniels Member of the Court
Dawn Herbert Member of the Court
Donald Hettinger Court Musician (Reeds)
Christopher Hewett Malvolio
Joel Higgins Sebastian
David Holliday Duke Orsino
Marc Jordan Antonio
Dana Kyle Member of the Court
Sherry Mathis Olivia
Wayne Mattson Member of the Court
Jason McAuliffe Member of the Court
William McClary Valentine
Paul Michael Captain
Carolann Page Member of the Court
Joe Ponazecki Sir Andrew Aguecheek
David Sabin Sir Toby Belch
Susan Elizabeth Scott Member of the Court
Denny Shearer Member of the Court
Steve Uscher Court Musician (Guitar)
Melanie Vaughan Member of the Court
Mimi B. Wallace Member of the Court
Laura Waterbury Maria
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 1Sung By
Music Is William Shakespeare and Company
When First I Saw My Lady's Face Duke Orsino
Lady's Choice Viola and Captain
The Time Is Ripe for Loving Company
Should I Speak of Loving You Viola
Hate to Say Goodbye to You Antonio and Sebastian
Big Bottom Betty Feste
Twenty-one Chateaux Viola, Olivia and Company
Sudden Lilac Olivia
Sing Hi Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Feste and Maria
ACT 2Sung By
The Tennis Song Duke Orsino, Valentine and Company
I Am It Malvolio
No Matter Where Olivia and Viola
The Duel Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Viola and Feste
Please Be Human Olivia and Sebastian
What You Will William Shakespeare and Company