MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 11, 1967
Closing Date
Jan 13, 1968
1st Preview
Mar 22, 1967
1st Preview
Mar 22, 1967
Previews
22
Performances
320
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968)

Setting
The Port of Piraeus in Greece. The Present.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Max Stahl and Stanley Stahl
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden; Produced in association with United Artists
Music by Manos Hadjidakis; Lyrics by Joe Darion; Book by Jules Dassin; Based on the movie "Never on Sunday" by Jules Dassin; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Musical Director: Karen Gustafson; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by Jules Dassin; Choreographed by Onna White; Assistant Choreographer: Tommy Panko
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Associate Scenic Design: Jack Brown; Production assistant to Mr. Smith: David Guthrie; Assistant to Jean Rosenthal: William H. Batchelder and Maxine Glorsky; Assistant to Theoni Aldredge: Albert Wolsky and Donald Gensen; Hair Design by Nino Raffaello; Sound Design by Robert Liftin
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Peter Neufeld
Production Stage Manager: Don Doherty; Stage Manager: Bert Wood; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jon De Hart and Joe Alfasa
Bouzouki soloist: Harry Lemonopoulos; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek; Supervising Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Dance Captain: Martin Allen; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Associate Press Representative: Max Gendel and Lawrence Belling; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Homer Thrace
Musician
Ensemble
Workman
 
Ensemble
Playgoer
 
Ensemble
The Other Girl
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Captain
Drama Critic
Ensemble
Forward Sailor
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Little Man
 
Ensemble
 
Bodyguard
Despo
Garbage
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Waiter
Ensemble
Wife
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Bodyguard
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Nikos Kourkoulos
American Debut
Tonio
Ensemble
Timid Sailor
 
Ensemble
Cassandra
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
No Face
Vassily
 
Ensemble
Voula
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Yorgo
Ensemble
Standby: Fleury D'Antonakis (Illya)
Understudies: Joe Alfasa (Garbage, Vassily, Waiter), Dom Angelo (Timid Sailor), Fred Burrell (Homer Thrace), Harold Gary (Yorgo, Captain, No Face), Louis Genevrino (Forward Sailor), Del Green (Voula, Kiki), Suzanne Horn (Cassandra), Gloria Lambert (Despo) and Hal Linden (Tonio)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968)

Cast

Ensemble
Ensemble
Dec 15, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968
Ensemble
music by Manos Hadjidakis; lyrics by Joe Darion
Act 1
Sung By
Po, Po, Po
Homer Thrace and Tonio
Dance
Ensemble
Zebekiko
Yorgo
Piraeus, My Love
Illya and Men
Golden Land
Homer Thrace and Ensemble
Zebekiko (Reprise)
Yorgo
Love, Love, Love
Illya
I Think She Needs Me
Homer Thrace
I'll Never Lay Down Any More
Despo
After Love
Tonio
Birthday Song
Tonio, Captain and Men
Medea Tango
Illya and Men
Illya Darling
Illya, Yorgo and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Dear Mr. Schubert
Illya
The Lesson
Illya and Homer Thrace
Never on Sunday
Illya and Ensemble
Piraeus, My Love (Reprise)
Illya
Medea Tango (Reprise)
Tonio
Dance
Illya, Homer Thrace, Yorgo, Tonio, Captain, Vassily, Waiter and Ensemble
Ya Chara
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1968 Nominee
Book by Jules Dassin
Music by Manos Hadjidakis
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1968 Nominee
Music by Manos Hadjidakis
Lyrics by Joe Darion
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1968 Nominee
Melina Mercouri
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1968 Nominee
Nikos Kourkoulos
 

Best Choreography

1968 Nominee
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1968 Nominee
Directed by Jules Dassin
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