MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 18, 1969
Closing Date
Oct 03, 1970
Previews
40
Performances
329
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Dec 18, 1969 - Oct 03, 1970)

Setting
Maison Chanel, Rue Cambon, Paris - either in the Salon, in the apartment above...or in memory. Late Fall of 1953 to late Spring of 1954.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Max Stahl and Stanley Stahl
Produced by Frederick Brisson and Montfort Productions, Inc.; Associate Producer: Fred Hebert
Music by André Previn; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler
Directed by Michael Benthall; Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Associate Choreographer: Bob Avian
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Joe Tubens; Film sequences produced by Milton Olshin; Film sequences directed by Fred Lemoine; Sound Design by Robert Liftin; Assistant to Mr. Beaton: Larry Reehling; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Richard Nelson; Assistant to Mr. Tubans: Ted Azar
General Manager: Ben Rosenberg; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Supervisor: Stone Widney; Production Stage Manager: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Edward Preston; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert L. Borod
Orchestra Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Music Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.; Assistant Conductor: Fred Vogel
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker; Cover photo by Cecil Beaton; Assistant to the Director: Larry Ziegler
Coco Chanel
Louis Greff
Dwight Berkwit
Orbach's
Ensemble
Charles
Duke of Glenallen
Ensemble
Pignol
Sebastian Baye
Grand Duke Alexandrovitch
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Albert
Ronny Ginsborn
Best & Co.
Papa
Grand Duke's Voice
Adrienne
 
Ensemble
Nadine
Armand
Noelle
Julian Lesage
Eugene Bernstone
Saks
Ensemble
Colette
Georges
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Madelaine
Docaton
Ensemble
Ensemble
Jeanine
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lucille
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Solange
Simone
Ensemble
Phil Rosenberry
Bloomingdale's
Helene
Ensemble
Claude
Loublaye
 
Lapidus
Ensemble
Juliette
Dr. Petitjean
Standby: Joan Copeland (Coco Chanel)
Understudies: Roy Barry (Dwight Berkwit, Eugene Bernstone), Jack Beaber (Sebastian Baye), William James (Georges, Julian Lesage), Tresha Kelly (Nadine), Nancy Killmer (Helene, Docaton), Richard Marr (Dr. Petitjean, Lapidus, Grand Duke Alexandrovitch), Suzanne Rogers (Noelle), Maggie Task (Pignol), Gerald Teijelo (Albert, Armand, Ronny Ginsborn, Phil Rosenberry), David Thomas (Louis Greff, Charles) and Gene Varrone (Papa, Claude)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Dec 18, 1969 - Oct 03, 1970)

Cast

Coco Chanel
Aug 03, 1970 - Oct 03, 1970
Colette
Ensemble
Varne
Ensemble
Juliette
Ensemble
Helene
Ensemble
Colette
Ensemble
music by André Previn; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Act 1
Sung By
But That's the Way You Are
Alex
The World Belongs to the Young
Coco Chanel, Louis Greff, Sebastian Baye, Pignol and Company
Let's Go Home
Georges
Mademoiselle Cliche de Paris
Coco Chanel
On the Corner of the Rue Cambon
Coco Chanel
The Money Rings Out Like Freedom
Coco Chanel and Ensemble
A Brand New Dress
Noelle
A Woman Is How She Loves
Georges
Gabrielle
Papa
Coco
Coco Chanel
The Preparation
Coco Chanel and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Fiasco
Sebastian Baye and Simone
When Your Lover Says Goodbye
Louis Greff
Coco (Reprise)
Coco Chanel
Ohrbach's, Bloomingdale's, Best & Saks
The Buyers
Ohrbach's, Bloomingdale's, Best & Saks (Reprise)
Coco Chanel and Ensemble
Always Mademoisielle
Coco Chanel and Mannequins

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1970 Nominee
Book by Alan Jay Lerner
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by André Previn
Produced by Frederick Brisson
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1970 Nominee
Katharine Hepburn

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1970 Winner
René Auberjonois
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1970 Nominee
George Rose

Best Costume Design

1970 Winner
Costume Design by Cecil Beaton
 

Best Choreography

1970 Nominee
Choreographed by Michael Bennett
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1970 Nominee
Directed by Michael Benthall

Theatre World

Award

1970 Recipient
David Holliday
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