MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jun 22, 1976
Closing Date
Sep 04, 1977
1st Preview
Jun 17, 1976
1st Preview
Jun 17, 1976
Previews
5
Performances
527
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Jun 22, 1976 - Sep 13, 1976)
Plymouth Theatre
(Sep 15, 1976 - Jan 09, 1977)
Ambassador Theatre
(Jan 12, 1977 - Sep 04, 1977)

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Originally produced at Café LaMama; Opened May 17, 1971 at the Cherry Lane Theatre
Music by Stephen Schwartz; New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Based Upon The Gospel According to St. Matthew; Musical Director: Steve Reinhardt; Lyrics to "By My Side" by Jay Hamburger; Music to "By My Side" by Peggy Gordon
Conceived by John-Michael Tebelak; Directed by John-Michael Tebelak; Production Supervised by Nina Faso
Lighting Design by Spencer Mosse; Costume Design by Susan Tsu; Sound Design by Robert Minor
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Gail Bell; Executive Supervision: Al J. Isaac and Gary Gunas
Stage Manager: Michael J. Frank; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kitty Rea
Keyboards: Paul Shaffer; Guitar: Mark Zeray; Bass: Chris Warwin; Percussion: Michael Redding; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell; Music published by New York Times Publishing Co. and New Cadenza Music Corp.; Conducted by Paul Shaffer
General Press Representative: Gifford / Wallace, Inc.; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Production Coordinator: Ron Bunker and Bob Skerry; Artwork by David Byrd; Photographer: Sy Friedman
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Understudies: Kerin Blair (Performer), Bob Garrett (Performer), Michael Hoit (Performer) and Kitty Rea (Performer)

Broadhurst Theatre (Jun 22, 1976 - Sep 13, 1976)

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Plymouth Theatre (Sep 15, 1976 - Jan 09, 1977)

Ambassador Theatre (Jan 12, 1977 - Sep 04, 1977)

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music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Tower of Babble
Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord
Save the People
Day by Day
Learn Your Lessons Well
Bless the Lord
All For the Best
Light of the World
Act 2
Learn Your Lessons Well (Reprise)
Turn Back, O Man
Alas for You
By My Side
(music by Peggy Gordon; lyrics by Jay Hamburger)
We Beseech Thee
On the Willows
Finale

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1977 Nominee
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Drama Desk Award

Most Promising Composer

1971 Winner
Music by Stephen Schwartz

Most Promising Lyricist

1971 Winner
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Most Promising Costume Design

1971 Winner
Costume Design by Susan Tsu

Most Promising Director

1971 Winner
Directed by John-Michael Tebelak
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