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Gigi   

Uris Theatre, (11/13/1973 - 2/10/1974)
First Preview: Nov 07, 1973 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Nov 13, 1973    
Closing Date: Feb 10, 1974 Total Performances: 103

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris (mostly) at the turn of the century.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher
Produced by Saint Subber and Edwin Lester
Originally produced by Los Angeles & San Francisco Civic Light Opera
Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Based on the novel by Colette; Musical Director: Ross Reimueller; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman
Directed by Joseph Hardy; Choreographed by Onna White
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Vivienne Walker
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: James Turner
Production Manager: Bill Holland; Production Stage Manager: M. William Lettich; Operations Manager: Edward Preston
Musical Associate: Harper MacKay; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Samuel Levitan; Music Copyist: Thomas P. Brown
Associate Dance Director: Martin Allen; Press Representative: Martin Shwartz and Ben Washer; Dance Captain: Sandahl Bergman; Production Coordinator: Herb Adams; Advertising: Matthew Serino, Blaine-Thompson and Ingram Ash; Master Soundman: Thomas Fitzgerald; Photographer: Otto Rothschild
Cast
Alfred Drake
Honoré Lachaille
Maria Karnilova
Inez Alvarez
Mamita
Daniel Massey
Gaston Lachailles
Agnes Moorehead
Aunt Alicia
Karin Wolfe
Gigi
Sandahl Bergman
Liane d'Exelmans
John Dorrin
Maitre Duclos
Truman Gaige
Manuel
Joe Ross
A French Head Waiter
A French Receptionist
A French Telephone Installer
A French Maitre d'Hotel
Richard Woods
Maitre Du Fresne
Thomas Anthony
Liane's Dance Partner
Ensemble
Alvin Beam
Ensemble
Russ Beasley
Ensemble
Andy Bew
An Artist
Robyn Blair
Ensemble
Leonard John Crofoot
Waiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Judy Cummings
Ensemble
Gordon De Vol
Charles
Mamita's butler
Ensemble
Randy Di Grazio
Sandomir
Ensemble
Gregory B. Drotar
Dancing Teacher
Ensemble
Margit Haut
Ensemble
Andy Keyser
Ensemble
Clyde Laurents
Ensemble
Diane Lauridsen
Ensemble
Merilee Magnuson
Ensemble
Kelley Maxwell
Ensemble
Jean McLaughlin
Ensemble
Vickie Patik
Ensemble
Susan Plantt
Ensemble
Joel Pressman
A Count
Ensemble
Thomas Stanton
Waiter
Law Clerk
Ensemble
Marie Tillmans
Ensemble
Sallie True
Ensemble
Standby: Patricia Arnell (Gigi), Larry Keith (Honoré Lachaille) and Louise Kirtland (Aunt Alicia, Inez Alvarez)
Understudies: Bjarne Buchtrup (Swing Dancer), Gordon De Vol (Gaston Lachailles), John Dorrin (Maitre Du Fresne, Manuel), Joel Pressman (A French Head Waiter, A French Maitre d'Hotel, A French Receptionist, A French Telephone Installer) and Marie Tillmans (Liane d'Exelmans)
Tony Award®
winner 1974 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
1974 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Alfred Drake
1974 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Oliver Smith
1974 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Oliver Messel
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Thank Heaven for Little Girls Honoré Lachaille
It's a Bore Honoré Lachaille and Gaston Lachailles
The Earth and Other Minor Things Gigi
Paris Is Paris Again Honoré Lachaille and Ensemble
She's Not Thinking of Me Gaston Lachailles
It's a Bore (Reprise) Honoré Lachaille, Gaston Lachailles, Manuel and Aunt Alicia
The Night They Invented Champagne Gigi, Gaston Lachailles and Mamita
I Remember It Well Honoré Lachaille and Mamita
I Never Want to Go Home Again Gigi and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Gigi Gaston Lachailles
The Contract Aunt Alicia, Mamita, Maitre Duclos and Maitre Du Fresne
I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore Honoré Lachaille
In This Wide,Wide World Gigi
Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Reprise) Honoré Lachaille
   
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