MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 30, 1970
Closing Date
Jul 27, 1972
1st Preview
Mar 26, 1970
1st Preview
Mar 26, 1970
Previews
4
Performances
896
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972)

Setting
The present. In and around New York.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha; Produced in association with Nederlander Productions, Inc and George M. Steinbrenner III
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on the film 'All About Eve' and the original story by Mary Orr; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Mel Marvin; Incidental music arranged by Mel Marvin
Directed by Ron Field; Choreographed by Ron Field
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Ray Aghayan; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Joe Tubens; Assistant to Mr. Randolph: Tom Scott; Assistant to Miss Musser: Ken Billington; Assistant to Mr. Aghayan: Harry Curtis
General Manager: Philip Adler; Company Manager: S.M. Handelsman
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Donald Christy; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lanier Davis and Howard Kahl
Orchestra Personnel Supervisor: Morris Stonzek; Assistant Conductor: Skip Redwine; Music Preparation: Thomas P. Brown
Directorial Assistant: Otto Pirchner; Choreographic Assistant: Tom Rolla; Production Associate: Phyllis Dukore; Press Representative: Bill Doll & Company, Inc., Susan L. Schulman, Midori Lederer, Dick Williams and Virginia Holden; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Dance Captain: Ed Nolfi
Margo Channing
Bill Sampson
Eve Harrington
Buzz Richards
Howard Benedict
Duane Fox
Karen Richards
 
Dancer
Tony Announcer
 
Peter
Musician
 
Dancer
Stan Harding
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Musician
 
Dancer
 
Singer
Musician
 
Dancer
Tony Host
 
Dancer
Dancer
Autograph Seeker
 
Carol
 
Dancer
Singer
Piano Player
 
TV Director
 
Singer
Bert
Bartender
 
Singer
Standby: Gretchen Wyler (Margo Channing)
Understudies: John Anania (Howard Benedict), Ray Becker (Buzz Richards), Lanier Davis (Tony Announcer, Peter), Patti D'Beck (Bonnie), Gene Foote (Duane Fox), Laurie Franks (Karen Richards), Carol Petri (Bonnie), Sheilah Rae (Eve Harrington), Tom Urich (Bill Sampson) and Jerry Wyatt (Bert, Stan Harding)

Palace Theatre (Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972)

Company Manager: Milton Pollack
Production Stage Manager: Donald Christy and Robert L. Borod; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Herbert; Stage Manager: Lanier Davis
Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker

Cast

Dancer
 
Dancer in Bar
 
Danny
Margo Channing
Dancer
 
Dancer
 
Joey
Bill Sampson
Howard Benedict
Margo Channing
Singer
Karen Richards
Duane Fox
Dancer
Bill Sampson
Karen Richards
 
Singer
Karen Richards
 
Singer
Singer
Eve Harrington
Diane McAfee
Replaced during out of town tryout
Eve Harrington
Was replaced in previews
Singer
 
Dancer
Duane Fox
 
Danny
Piano Player
 
TV Director
 
Singer
Leland Palmer
Her character was called "Leland" while she was in the production
Bonnie
Sep 06, 1971 - Nov 20, 1971
Bonnie
Singer
 
Autograph Seeker
 
Dancer
Duane Fox
Dancer
Howard Benedict
Dancer in Bar
Understudies: Patti Davis (Eve Harrington) and Peggy Hagan (Karen Richards)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
Act 1
Sung By
Backstage Babble
First Nighters
Think How It's Gonna Be
Bill Sampson
But Alive
Margo Channing and Boys
The Best Night of My Life
Eve Harrington
Who's That Girl?
Margo Channing
Applause
Bonnie and Gypsies
Hurry Back
Margo Channing
Fasten Your Seat Belts
Buzz Richards, Karen Richards, Howard Benedict, Duane Fox, Bill Sampson and Guests
Welcome to the Theatre
Margo Channing
Act 2
Sung By
Inner Thoughts
Karen Richards, Buzz Richards and Margo Channing
Good Friends
Margo Channing, Karen Richards and Buzz Richards
The Best Night of My Life (Reprise)
Eve Harrington
She's No Longer a Gypsy
Bonnie, Duane Fox and Gypsies
One of a Kind
Bill Sampson and Margo Channing
One Hallowe'en
Eve Harrington
Something Greater
Margo Channing
Finale
Margo Channing and Company

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1970 Winner
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Produced by Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1970 Nominee
Len Cariou

Best Actress in a Musical

1970 Winner
Lauren Bacall
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1970 Nominee
Brandon Maggart
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1970 Nominee
Bonnie Franklin and Penny Fuller
 

Best Scenic Design

1970 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph
 

Best Costume Design

1970 Nominee
Costume Design by Ray Aghayan
 

Best Lighting Design

1970 Nominee
Lighting Design by Tharon Musser

Best Choreography

1970 Winner
Choreographed by Ron Field

Best Direction of a Musical

1970 Winner
Directed by Ron Field

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Choreography

1970 Winner
Choreographed by Ron Field

Outstanding Performance

1970 Winner
Lauren Bacall

Outstanding Director

1970 Winner
Directed by Ron Field

Theatre World

Award

1970 Recipient
Len Cariou and Bonnie Franklin
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