MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 05, 1966
Closing Date
Jun 15, 1968
1st Preview
Dec 01, 1966
1st Preview
Dec 01, 1966
Previews
4
Performances
560
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
46th Street Theatre
(Dec 05, 1966 - Jun 15, 1968)

Setting
A bedroom. The story covers fifty years of marriage, beginning just before the turn of the century.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; 46th Street Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; 46th Street Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Tom Jones; Lyrics by Tom Jones; Music by Harvey Schmidt; Based on "The Fourposter" by Jan De Hartog; Musical Director: John Lesko; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang
Directed by Gower Champion
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant to Mr. Smith: David Guthrie; Assistant to Mr. Wittop: Albert Wolsky; Assistant to Miss Rosenthal: William H. Batchelder; Prod. Assistant to Miss Rosenthal: Candace King
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Highley; Assistant to Mr. Schlissel: Robert Greenwald
Production Supervisor: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Wade Miller; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Avian and Patricia Drylie
Piano: Woody Kessler and Albert Mello; Music Copyist: Tom Brown
Assistant to the Director: Lucia Victor; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: Ben Washer; Casting: Linda Otto; Associate Casting Director: Geoffrey Johnson; Secretary to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Costumes Executed by Barbara Matera Ltd.; Staff Associate: Sylvia Schwartz, Lynn Middleton and Juliet Taylor
She (Agnes)
Dec 01, 1966 - Dec 02, 1967
He (Michael)
Dec 01, 1966 - Dec 02, 1967

46th Street Theatre (Dec 05, 1966 - Jun 15, 1968)

Piano: Jack Holmes
Press Representative: Jay Russell

Cast

Carol Lawrence
Matinees only
She (Agnes)
Dec 04, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968
 
She (Agnes)
Oct 18, 1967 - Dec 02, 1967
Alternate
Gordon MacRae
Matinees only
He (Michael)
Dec 04, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968
 
He (Michael)
Oct 18, 1967 - Dec 02, 1967
Alternate
Standby: Stephen Douglass (He (Michael)) and Dran Hamilton (She (Agnes))
music by Harvey Schmidt; lyrics by Tom Jones
Act 1
Sung By
All the Dearly Beloved
Both
Together Forever
Both
I Do! I Do!
Both
Good Night
Both
I Love My Wife
He (Michael)
Something Has Happened
She (Agnes)
My Cup Runneth Over
Both
Love Isn't Everything
Both
Nobody's Perfect
Both
A Well Known Fact
He (Michael)
Flaming Agnes
She (Agnes)
The Honeymoon Is Over
Both
Act 2
Sung By
Where Are the Snows
Both
When the Kids Get Married
Both
The Father of the Bride
He (Michael)
What Is a Woman
She (Agnes)
Someone Needs Me
She (Agnes)
Roll up the Ribbons
Both
This House
Both

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1967 Nominee
Book by Tom Jones
Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Produced by David Merrick
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1967 Nominee
Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt

Best Actor in a Musical

1967 Winner
Robert Preston
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1967 Nominee
Mary Martin
 

Best Scenic Design

1967 Nominee
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Costume Design

1967 Nominee
Costume Design by Freddy Wittop
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1967 Nominee
Directed by Gower Champion
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