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Canterbury Tales   

Rialto Theatre, (2/12/1980 - 2/24/1980)
First Preview: Feb 08, 1980 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Feb 12, 1980    
Closing Date: Feb 24, 1980 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: A four day Pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral. Late 1300s.


Production Staff
Theatre Operated by Loubern Broadway, Inc.
Produced by Burry Fredrik and Bruce Schwartz
This production originally produced by Equity Library Theatre
Book by Martin Starkie and Nevill Coghill; Music by Richard Hill and John Hawkins; Lyrics by Nevill Coghill; Based on the book by Geoffrey Chaucer; Musical Director: John Kroner; Based on the translation of Chaucer by Nevill Coghill; Vocal arrangements by John Kroner
Directed by Robert Johanson; Choreographed by Randy Hugill
Scenic Design by Michael Anania; Costume Design by Sigrid Insull; Lighting Design by Gregg Marriner
General Manager: David Lawlor
Production Stage Manager: M. R. Jacobs; Stage Manager: Jim R. Sprague and David Asher
Percussion: William Strauss; Bass: Zev Katz; Trumpets: Robert Sayer and Joseph Shufle; Trombone: Steven Calia; Keyboard: John Kroner; Guitar: Robert Felstein
General Press Representative: Shirley Herz, Jan Greenberg and Sam Rudy; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Gary Wheeler
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International
Cast
Win Atkins
Miller
Kaylyn Dillehay
Molly
Guenevere
Andy Ferrell
Yeoman
John
King Arthur
Ted Houck, Jr.
Steward
The Carpenter
Placebo
George Maguire
Host
Pluto
Earl McCarroll
Chaucer
January
Vance Mizelle
Merchant
Gervase
Krista Neumann
Alison
The Sweetheart
Polly Pen
Cook
Miller's Wife
Duenna
K. K. Preece
Nun
Proserpina
Maureen Sadusk
Wife of Bath
Old Woman
Mimi Sherwin
Prioress
Richard Stillman
Clerk
Robin
Page
Horse
Robert Stoeckle
Knight
Robert Tetirick
Squire
Nicholas
Damian
Horse
Andrew Traines
Friar
Justinus
Martin Walsh
Pardoner
Executioner
Kelly Walters
Summoner
Absalon
Alan
Tricia Witham
May
Understudies: David Asher (Damian, Executioner, Friar, Horse, Host, Justinus, Knight, Nicholas, Pardoner, Pluto, Squire), Andy Ferrell (Clerk, Horse, Page, Robin), George Maguire (Chaucer, January), Kim Morgan (Alison, Cook, Duenna, Guenevere, May, Miller's Wife, Molly, The Sweetheart), Polly Pen (Nun, Prioress, Proserpina), K. K. Preece (Old Woman, Wife of Bath), Richard Stillman (Absalon, Alan, John, King Arthur, Summoner, Yeoman), Andrew Traines (Merchant, Miller) and Martin Walsh (Placebo, Steward, The Carpenter)
music by Richard Hill and John Hawkins; lyrics by Nevill Coghill
ACT 1 Sung By
Welcome Song Host and Company
Goodnight Hymn Company
Canterbury Day Company
Horse Ride Company
I Have a Noble Cock Nicholas
There's the Moon Nicholas and Alison
Darling Let Me Teach You How to Kiss Absalon
It Depends on What You're At Wife of Bath, Nun and Company
Beer Is Best Miller, Miller's Wife, Molly, Alan and John
Love Will Conquer All Prioress, Nun and Company
Canterbury Day (Reprise) Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Come on and Marry Me Honey Wife of Bath and Company
Where Are the Girls of Yesterday Host
April Song Company
If She Has Never Loved Before January and May
I'll Give My Love a Ring Damian and May
Pear Tree Sextet January, May, Damian, Pluto, Proserpina and Merchant
What Do Women Most Desire Knight and Ladies
I Am All Ablaze Knight and Sweetheart
Love Will Conquer All (Reprise) Prioress, Nun and Company