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Dear World   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (2/06/1969 - 5/31/1969)
First Preview: Dec 18, 1968 Total Previews: 45
Opening Date: Feb 06, 1969    
Closing Date: May 31, 1969 Total Performances: 132

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: An early spring. Paris.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Max Stahl and Stanley Stahl; Mark Hellinger Theatre General Manager: Arthur Rubin
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Associate Producer: Hildy Parks
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on "The Madwoman of Chaillot" by Jean Giraudoux; Based on "The Madwoman of Chaillot" as adapated by Maurice Valency; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance and incidental music arrangements by Dorothea Freitag
Directed by Joe Layton; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Hair Design by Vincent Prestia; Make-up Consultant: Dick Smith; Sound Design by Robert Liftin
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Company Manager: Seymour Herscher
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Production Associate: Roy A. Somlyo; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Dance Captain: Nicole Barth; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Casting: Linda Otto
Thanks for coaching assistance in sign language to The National Theatre for the Deaf
Cast
Angela Lansbury
Countess Aurelia
The Madwoman of Chaillot
Jane Connell
Gabrielle
The Madwoman of Montmarte
Carmen Mathews
Constance
The Madwoman of the Flea Market
Milo O'Shea
The Sewerman
Ted Agress
The Juggler
Nicole Barth
Person of Paris
Bruce Becker
Person of Paris
Toney Brealond
Person of Paris
Jane Coleman
Person of Paris
Michael Davis
The Doorman
Jack Davison
Person of Paris
Jacque Dean
Person of Paris
Richard Dodd
Person of Paris
Clifford Fearl
Board Member
Miguel Godreau
The Deaf-Mute
John Grigas
Person of Paris
Pamela Hall
Broadway debut
Nina
Marian Haraldson
Person of Paris
Tony Juliano
Person of Paris
Charles Karel
Board Member
Gene Kelton
Person of Paris
Zale Kessler
Board Member
Carolyn Kirsch
Person of Paris
William Larsen
The Chairman of The Board
Urylee Leonardos
Person of Paris
Joe Masiell
The Prospector
Ty McConnell
The Busboy
Larry Merritt
Person of Paris
Kurt Peterson
Julian
Ruth Ramsey
Person of Paris
Orrin Reiley
Person of Paris
Patsy Sabline
Person of Paris
Connie Simmons
Person of Paris
John Taliaferro
The Peddler
Margot Travers
Person of Paris
Gene Varrone
The Waiter
Charles Welch
Board Member
Mary Zahn
Person of Paris
Standby: Camila Ashland (Constance, Gabrielle) and M'el Dowd (Countess Aurelia)
Understudies: Barbara Blair (Person of Paris, The Flowergirl), Jack Davison (The Waiter), Clifford Fearl (The Chairman of The Board), Charles Karel (The Peddler), Gene Kelton (The Busboy, The Juggler), Zale Kessler (The Sewerman), Merrill Leighton (Nina, Person of Paris, The Housewife), Ty McConnell (Julian), Larry Merritt (The Doorman, The Prospector) and Joe Nelson (Person of Paris)
Tony Award®
winner 1969 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Angela Lansbury
1969 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Oliver Smith
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
The Spring of Next Year The Chairman of The Board, The Prospector and The Corporation
Each Tomorrow Morning Countess Aurelia and All
I Don't Want to Know Countess Aurelia
I've Never Said I love You Nina
Garbage The Sewerman, Countess Aurelia, Gabrielle, Constance and All
I Don't Want To Know Entire Comapany
Dear World Countess Aurelia and All
ACT 2 Sung By
Kiss Her Now Countess Aurelia
Memory Constance
Pearls Countess Aurelia and Gabrielle
Dickie Gabrielle
Voices Constance
Thoughts Countess Aurelia
And I Was Beautiful Countess Aurelia
Each Tomorrow Morning (Reprise) (Reprise) Julian
One Person Countess Aurelia and All
Finale Entire Company