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Camelot   

Majestic Theatre, (12/03/1960 - 1/05/1963)
First Preview: Dec 01, 1960 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 03, 1960    
Closing Date: Jan 05, 1963 Total Performances: 873

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Camelot; a battlefield in France. A long time ago.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe and Moss Hart
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on "The Once and Future King" by T. H. White; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang; Dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman
Staged by Moss Hart; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Adrian (Worked on the designs for 3 months before he died in September 1959) and Tony Duquette; Lighting Design by Feder; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Sound Design by Jack Mitnick
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Edward Preston, Bernard Hart and Jonathan Anderson
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Julie Andrews
Guenevere
Richard Burton
Arthur
Robert Coote
King Pellinore
John Cullum
Broadway debut
Sir Dinadan
M'el Dowd
Morgan Le Fey
Robert Goulet
Lancelot Du Lac
Roddy McDowall
Mordred
Virginia Allen
Lady Catherine
Dancer
Judi Allinson
Dancer
Laurie Archer
Dancer
Joan August
Singer
Mary Sue Berry
Singer
Frank Bouley
Singer
Jerry Bowers
Dancer
Marnell Bruce
Singer
Carlene Carroll
Dancer
Michael Clarke-Laurence
Dap
Joan Coddington
Dancer
Jack Dabdoub
Sir Gwilliam
Singer
Peter De Visé
A Page
Peter Deign
Dancer
Randy Doney
Dancer
Richard Englund
Dancer
James Fox
Singer
Richard Gain
Dancer
James Gannon
Sir Sagramore
Singer
Gene GeBauer
Dancer
Katia Geleznova
Dancer
Christina Gillespie
Lady Anne
Murray Goldkind
Singer
Judy Hastings
Singer
Warren Hays
Singer
Paul Huddleston
Singer
David Hurst
Merlyn
Benita James
Singer
Adriana Keathley
Dancer
Michael Kermoyan
Sir Ozanna
Singer
James Kirby
Dancer
Richard Kuch
Clarius
Dancer
Donald Maloof
Singer
Leland Mayforth
A Page
Dawn Mitchell
Dancer
Larry Mitchell
Singer
Joe Nelson
Dancer
Paul Richards
Singer
Claudia Schroeder
Dancer
Beti Seay
Dancer
Marjorie Smith
Nimue
Singer
John Starkweather
Herald
Dancer
Robin Stewart
Tom of Warwick
Shelia Swenson
Singer
John Taliaferro
Singer
Jimmy Tarbutton
Dancer
Leesa Troy
A Lady
Singer
Dorothy White
Singer
Bruce Yarnell
Sir Lionel
Standby: Inga Swenson (Guenevere)
Understudies: Mary Sue Berry (Nimue), Frank Bouley (Dap), Michael Clarke-Laurence (King Pellinore, Merlyn), John Cullum (Arthur, Mordred), Peter De Visé (Tom of Warwick), James Gannon (Lancelot Du Lac), Donald Maloof (Sir Lionel), Larry Mitchell (Sir Dinadan), Paul Richards (Mordred) and Leesa Troy (Guenevere, Morgan Le Fey)
Theatre World
winner 1961 Award [recipient]
Robert Goulet
Tony Award®
winner 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Richard Burton
1961 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Julie Andrews
winner 1961 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [winner]
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
winner 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) [winner]
Costume Design by Adrian and Tony Duquette
winner 1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Franz Allers
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight? Arthur
The Simple Joys of Maidenhood Guenevere
Camelot Arthur and Guenevere
Follow Me Nimue
C'est Moi Lancelot Du Lac
The Lusty Month of May Guenevere and Ensemble
Then You May Take Me to the Fair Guenevere, Sir Dinadan, Sir Sagramore and Sir Lionel
How to Handle a Woman Arthur
The Jousts Arthur, Guenevere and Ensemble
Before I Gaze at You Again Guenevere
ACT 2 Sung By
If Ever I Would Leave You Lancelot Du Lac
The Seven Deadly Virtues Mordred
What Do the Simple Folk Do? Guenevere and Arthur
The Persuasion Mordred and Morgan Le Fey
Fie on Goodness! Knights
I Loved You Once in Silence Guenevere
Guenevere Ensemble
Camelot (Reprise) Arthur