MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 25, 1973
Closing Date
Aug 03, 1974
1st Preview
Feb 15, 1973
1st Preview
Feb 15, 1973
Previews
12
Performances
601
MusicalRomantic ComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Feb 25, 1973 - Sep 15, 1973)
Majestic Theatre
(Sep 17, 1973 - Aug 03, 1974)

Setting
The turn of the century. Sweden.

Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Hugh Wheeler; Suggested by the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Ingmar Bergman; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Assistant to Mr. Hastings: Arthur Wagner
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Patricia Birch
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound: Jack Mann; Hair Design by Charles La France; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz, John J. Moore and Robert Mitchell; Assistant to Miss Klotz: David Toser; Assistant to Miss Musser: Richard Winkler
General Manager: Howard Haines; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Stage Manager: George Martin; Production Supervisor: Ruth Mitchell; First Assistant Stage Manager: John Grigas; Second Assistant Stage Manager: David Wolf
Music published by Tommy Valando; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
Assistant to the Director: Annette Brafman Meyers; Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Press Assistant: Bill Evans; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Assistant: Harold Apter
Frederik Egerman
Madame Armfeldt
Desiree Armfeldt
George Lee Andrews
Broadway debut
Frid
Madame Armfeldt's butler
Malla
Desiree Armfeldt's maid
Countess Charlotte Malcolm
Mrs. Segstrom
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm
D. Jamin-Bartlett
Broadway debut
Petra
Judy Kahan
Broadway debut
Fredrika Armfeldt
Mark Lambert
Broadway debut
Henrik Egerman
Mrs. Anderssen
Anne Egerman
Mrs. Nordstrom
Mr. Lindquist
Mr. Erlanson
Bertrand
a page
Sherry Mathis
Broadway debut
Osa
Standby: Len Gochman (Frederik Egerman, Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm)
Understudies: Despo (Madame Armfeldt), Beth Fowler (Countess Charlotte Malcolm, Petra), Barbara Lang (Desiree Armfeldt), Will Sharpe Marshall (Henrik Egerman, Frid) and Sherry Mathis (Anne Egerman, Fredrika Armfeldt)

Shubert Theatre (Feb 25, 1973 - Sep 15, 1973)

Musical Director: Paul Gemignani

Cast

Sheila K. Adams
Broadway debut
Fredrika Armfeldt

Majestic Theatre (Sep 17, 1973 - Aug 03, 1974)

Musical Director: Paul Gemignani

Cast

Frederik Egerman
Feb 25, 1974 - ?
Mrs. Nordstrom
Mrs. Anderssen
Frid
Madame Armfeldt's butler
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
Overture
Mr. Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Anderssen, Mr. Erlanson and Mrs. Segstrom
Night Waltz
Company
Now
Frederik Egerman
Later
Henrik Egerman
Soon
Anne Egerman, Henrik Egerman and Frederik Egerman
The Glamorous Life
Fredrika Armfeldt, Desiree Armfeldt, Malla, Madame Armfeldt and Chorus
Remember?
Chorus
You Must Meet My Wife
Desiree Armfeldt and Frederik Egerman
Liaisons
Madame Armfeldt
In Praise of Women
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm
Every Day a Little Death
Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Anne Egerman
A Weekend in the Country
Company
Act 2
Sung By
The Sun Won't Set
Chorus
It Would Have Been Wonderful
Frederik Egerman and Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm
Perpetual Anticipation
Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Segstrom and Mrs. Anderssen
Send in the Clowns
Desiree Armfeldt
The Miller's Son
Petra
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1973 Winner
Produced by Harold Prince

Best Book of a Musical

1973 Winner
Book by Hugh Wheeler

Best Original Score

1973 Winner
Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1973 Nominee
Len Cariou

Best Actress in a Musical

1973 Winner
Glynis Johns
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1973 Nominee
Laurence Guittard

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1973 Winner
Patricia Elliott
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1973 Nominee
Hermione Gingold
 

Best Scenic Design

1973 Nominee
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson

Best Costume Design

1973 Winner
Costume Design by Florence Klotz
 

Best Lighting Design

1973 Nominee
Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1973 Nominee
Directed by Harold Prince

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book

1973 Winner
Book by Hugh Wheeler

Outstanding Lyrics

1973 Winner
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Outstanding Music

1973 Winner
Music by Stephen Sondheim

Outstanding Performance

Outstanding Director

1973 Winner
Directed by Harold Prince

Most Promising Performer

1973 Winner
D. Jamin-Bartlett

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