MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 27, 1964
Closing Date
May 01, 1965
1st Preview
Oct 07, 1964
1st Preview
Oct 07, 1964
Previews
13
Performances
215
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965)

Setting
1776 - 1777. Paris.

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Manager: Milton M. Pollack
Produced by George W. George and Frank Granat
Book by Sidney Michaels; Music by Mark Sandrich, Jr.; Lyrics by Sidney Michaels; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance and incidental music by Roger Adams; Uncredited additional music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Michael Kidd; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jack Brown; Assistant to Mr. Smith: David Guthrie; Assistant to Motley: Don Foote
General Manager: Edward H. Davis; Company Manager: George Oshrin
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Ben Janney; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Hallow; Technical Supervisor: Ralph O. Willis
Musical Assistant: Skip Redwine, Anthony Cristofaro and Marvin Laird; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Assistant Conductor: Frederick Vogelgesang
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers; Assistant to Mr. Kidd: Tony Mordente and Suzanne France; Production Assistant: Nelle Nugent; Dance Captain: Suzanne France; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Casting Consultant: Michael Shurtleff
Benjamin Franklin
Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac
Janine Nicolet
Louis XVI
Pedro Count de Aranda
Captain Wickes
Pierre Caron de Beaumarchais
Temple Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Bache
David Lord Stormont
Spanish Aide-de-Camp
 
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Vergennes
 
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Footman
 
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Spanish Ambassador's Daughter
 
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Little Boy
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Yvonne
 
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British Grenadier
 
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Spanish Soldier
 
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Bookseller
 
Abbe de Morellet
 
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French Soldier
 
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Jacques Finque
 
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Standby: Sam Greene (Benjamin Franklin)
Understudies: Stuart Getz (Benjamin Franklin Bache), John Hallow (David Lord Stormont, Pedro Count de Aranda, Captain Wickes, Louis XVI), Roger Le Page (Temple Franklin), Caroline Parks (Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac), Eddie Roll (Pierre Caron de Beaumarchais) and Sandra Roveta (Janine Nicolet)

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965)

Cast

Janine Nicolet
Nov 30, 1964 - ?
music by Mark Sandrich, Jr.; lyrics by Sidney Michaels
Act 1
Sung By
We Sail the Seas
American Sailors
I Invented Myself
Benjamin Franklin and Company
Too Charming
Benjamin Franklin and Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac
What Became of Old Temple
Temple Franklin
Half the Battle
Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Bache, Temple Franklin and Pierre Caron de Beaumarchais
A Balloon Is Ascending
Company
To Be Alone With You
Benjamin Franklin, Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac and Company
You're In Paris
Janine Nicolet, Temple Franklin and Company
How Laughable It Is
Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac
Hic Haec Hoc
Monks
God Bless the Human Elbow
Benjamin Franklin, Pedro Count de Aranda, Pierre Caron de Beaumarchais and Monks
Act 2
Sung By
When I Dance With the Person I Love
Janine Nicolet
Diane Is
Benjamin Franklin
Look for Small Pleasures
Benjamin Franklin and Madame La Comtesse Diane de Vobrillac
I Love the Ladies
Benjamin Franklin, Captain Wickes, Pierre Caron de Beaumarchais and Temple Franklin
To Be Alone With You (Reprise)
Benjamin Franklin

Tony Award®

 

Best Author (Musical)

1965 Nominee
Book by Sidney Michaels
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