MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 03, 1960
Closing Date
Jan 05, 1963
1st Preview
Dec 01, 1960
1st Preview
Dec 01, 1960
Previews
2
Performances
873
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Majestic Theatre
(Dec 03, 1960 - Jan 05, 1963)

Setting
In and around Camelot; a battlefield in France. A long time ago.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
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; Assistant to Mr. Smith: Bill Pitkin and Jack Brown; Assistant to Mr. Duquette: Stanley Simmons
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Charles Gnys
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Edward Preston, Bernard Hart and Jonathan Anderson
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Assistant Conductor: Saul Schecter
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Asst. to the Choreographer: Pat Drylie; Assistant to the Producer: Stone Widney
Guenevere
Dec 01, 1960 - Apr 14, 1962
King Pellinore
John Cullum
Broadway debut
Sir Dinadan
Morgan Le Fey
Lancelot Du Lac
Mordred
Lady Catherine
 
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Sir Gwilliam
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Sir Sagramore
 
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Merlyn
Singer
Sir Ozanna
 
Singer
Dancer
Clarius
 
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
 
Singer
 
Dancer
Tom of Warwick
A Lady
 
Singer
Singer
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)

Majestic Theatre (Dec 03, 1960 - Jan 05, 1963)

Company Manager: Charles Gnys
Production Stage Manager: Edmund Baylies
Assistant Conductor: Max Tarr
Choral Asst. to Mr. Allers: Mary Sue Berry

Cast

Guenevere
Apr 16, 1962 - Jul 07, 1962
Guenevere
Oct 23, 1962 - ?
Guenevere
Jul 09, 1962 - Oct 20, 1962
Helena Scott
During Julie Andrew's vacation
Guenevere
Oct 26, 1961 - Nov 09, 1961
Sir Castor of Cornwall
Horse
 
Herald
King Pellinore
Mordred
Tom of Warwick
Sir Lionel
Dancer
Sir Sagramore
Singer
Singer
Clarius
Lady Anne
Singer
Singer
 
Dap
Scottish Knight
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Lady Anne
Singer
Dancer
A Page
Dancer
Singer
Sir Colgrevance
Singer
Singer
A Page
Sir Sagramore
 
Singer
Dancer
Sir Gwilliam
 
Singer
 
Lancelot Du Lac
Oct 08, 1962 - ?
 
Sir Ozanna
 
Sir Dinadan
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Morgan Le Fey
Morgan Le Fey
Arthur
Sep 25, 1961 - ?
Sir Gwilliam
Sir Colgrevance
 
Singer
 
Sir Dinadan
Dancer
 
Horse
 
Clarius
Dancer
Tom of Warwick
King Pellinore
Oct 08, 1962 - ?
Lady Sybil
Merlyn
Dancer
King Pellinore
 
Dap
Standby: Jan Moody (Guenevere) and Janet Pavek (Guenevere)
Understudies: Jack Dabdoub (Merlyn), Jack Eddleman (Mordred), Judith Hastings (Nimue), Howard Kahl (Herald), Glenn Kezer (Sir Lionel), Tommy Long (Tom of Warwick), Richard Mills (Tom of Warwick), Robert Peterson (Lancelot Du Lac, Sir Lionel), George Ritner (Dap, Herald, Sir Dinadan), Helena Scott (Guenevere), John Starkweather (Sir Dinadan), Don Stewart (Sir Lionel, Lancelot Du Lac), Louis Turenne (Arthur) and Byron Webster (King Pellinore)
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

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Musical

1961 Winner
Richard Burton
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1961 Nominee
Julie Andrews

Best Scenic Design (Musical)

1961 Winner
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Costume Design (Musical)

1961 Winner
Costume Design by Adrian and Tony Duquette

Best Conductor and Musical Director

1961 Winner
Musical Director: Franz Allers

Theatre World

Award

1961 Recipient
Robert Goulet
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