MusicalPuppetsOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 13, 1961
Closing Date
Jan 05, 1963
1st Preview
Apr 12, 1961
1st Preview
Apr 12, 1961
Previews
2
Performances
719
MusicalPuppetsOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Apr 13, 1961 - Dec 15, 1962)
Winter Garden Theatre
(Dec 20, 1962 - Jan 05, 1963)

Setting
The outskirts of a town in Southern Europe.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Michael Stewart; Based on material by Helen Deutsch; Originally based upon a story entitled "The Seven Souls of Clement O'Reilly" by Paul Gallico; Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Musical Director: Saul Schechtman; Vocal arrangements by Saul Schechtman; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Directed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion; Associate Choreographer: Gene Bayliss
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Puppets created and supervised by Tom Tichenor; Coiffures by Michel Kazan; Assistant to Mr. Armstrong: Lloyd Burlingame; Assistant to Mr. Wittop: Mary McKinley
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Grayson
Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Pat Tolson
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Designer and supervisor of magic and illusion: Roy Benson
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers; Casting: Michael Shurtleff; Production Associate: Robert Schear; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Fred Golden
The Incomparable Rosalie
Mr. Schlegel
Marco the Magnificent
Jacquot
Paul Berthalet
 
Carrot Top
 
Horrible Henry
 
Renardo
 
Margueritte
Gloria Zuwicki
Harem Girl
 
Blue Bird
 
Blue Bird
Juggler
Wardrobe Mistress
Stilt-Walker
 
Aerialist
Clown
Dr. Glass
Roustabout
Grobert
Princess Olga
Harem Girl
 
Blue Bird
Roustabout
 
Miguelito
Greta Schlegel
Cyclist
Gladys Zuwicki
Roustabout
Harem Girl
 
Blue Bird
Roustabout
Dog Trainer
Strongman
Standby: Anita Gillette (Lili)
Understudies: Alvin Beam (Roustabout), Carvel Carter (The Incomparable Rosalie), Igors Gavon (Paul Berthalet, Carrot Top, Horrible Henry, Renardo, Margueritte), Paula Lloyd (Princess Olga), Peter Lombard (Dr. Glass), George Marcy (Marco the Magnificent), Michel Moinot (Jacquot) and Woody Romoff (Mr. Schlegel, Grobert)

Imperial Theatre (Apr 13, 1961 - Dec 15, 1962)

Assistant Stage Mgr: C. K. Alexander
Assistant Conductor: Myron Roman
Dance Captain: Buff Shurr

Cast

The Incomparable Rosalie
Aug 13, 1962 - ?
Paul Berthalet
Harem Girl
 
Blue Bird
Strongman
Gloria Zuwicki
The Incomparable Rosalie
Wardrobe Mistress
Gypsy
Marco the Magnificent
Princess Olga
Bear Girl
Jacquot
 
Gypsy
Standby: Wendy Waring (Lili)
Understudies: C. K. Alexander (Mr. Schlegel, Grobert) and Christine Bartel (The Incomparable Rosalie)

Winter Garden Theatre (Dec 20, 1962 - Jan 05, 1963)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
Act 1
Sung By
Direct from Vienna
The Incomparable Rosalie, Greta Schlegel and Carnival People
A Very Nice Man
Lili
Fairyland
Puppets
I've Got to Find a Reason
Paul Berthalet
Mira
Lili
Sword, Rose and Cape
Marco the Magnificent and Roustabouts
Humming
The Incomparable Rosalie and Mr. Schlegel
Yes, My Heart
Lili and Roustabouts
Everybody Likes You
Paul Berthalet
Magic, Magic
Marco the Magnificent, The Incomparable Rosalie and Lili
Tanz Mit Mir
The Bluebird Girls
Carnival Ballet
Lili, Carnival People and Townspeople
Mira (Reprise)
Lili
Theme from "Carnival"
Lili and Puppets
Act 2
Sung By
Yum Ticky
Lili and Puppets
The Rich
Lili and Puppets
Theme from "Carnival" (Reprise)
Lili and Puppets
Beautiful Candy
Lili, Puppets and Vendors
Her Face
Paul Berthalet
Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris
Jacquot and Carnival People
I Hate Him
Lili
Her Face (Reprise)
Paul Berthalet
Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris (Reprise)
Carnival People
Always Always You
Marco the Magnificent and The Incomparable Rosalie
She's My Love
Paul Berthalet

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1962 Nominee
Book by Michael Stewart
Based on Helen Deutsch
Music by Bob Merrill
Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Produced by David Merrick
 

Best Author of a Musical

1962 Nominee
Book by Michael Stewart
Based on Helen Deutsch

Best Actress in a Musical

1962 Winner
Anna Maria Alberghetti
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1962 Nominee
Pierre Olaf

Best Scenic Design

1962 Winner
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1962 Nominee
Directed by Gower Champion
 

Best Producer of a Musical

1962 Nominee
Produced by David Merrick
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