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Broadhurst Theatre, (6/22/1976 - 9/13/1976)
Plymouth Theatre, (9/15/1976 - 1/09/1977)
Ambassador Theatre, (1/12/1977 - 9/04/1977)
First Preview: Jun 17, 1976 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Jun 22, 1976    
Closing Date: Sep 04, 1977 Total Performances: 527

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, Joseph Beruh and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President); Associate Producer: Charles Haid
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
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; Photographer: Sy Friedman
Lamar Alford
Laurie Faso
Lois Foraker
Robin Lamont
Elizabeth Lathram
Bobby Lee
Tom Rolfing
Don Scardino
Marley Sims
Valerie Williams
Understudies: Kerin Blair (Performer), Bob Garrett (Performer), Michael Hoit (Performer) and Kitty Rea (Performer)
Tony Award®
1977 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Stephen Schwartz; New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Drama Desk Award
winner 1971 Most Promising Composer [winner]
Music by Stephen Schwartz
winner 1971 Most Promising Lyricist [winner]
New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
winner 1971 Most Promising Costume Design [winner]
Costume Design by Susan Tsu
winner 1971 Most Promising Director [winner]
Directed by John-Michael Tebelak
music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
(Unless otherwise noted)
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
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