MusicalComedy OperettaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 02, 1961
Closing Date
Jan 20, 1962
1st Preview
Nov 01, 1961
1st Preview
Nov 01, 1961
Previews
1
Performances
92
MusicalComedy OperettaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Nov 02, 1961 - Jan 20, 1962)

Setting
The early nineteenth century. London. In and around Drury Lane Theatre, the Danish Embassy, "The Green Frog" pub, and Kean's house.

Produced by Robert Lantz
Book by Peter Stone; Music by George Forrest and Robert Wright; Lyrics by George Forrest and Robert Wright; From a comedy by Jean-Paul Sartre; Based on the play by Alexandre Dumas, père; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Ballet and incidental music by Elie Siegmaster; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport; Vocal arrangements by Pembroke Davenport
Staged by Jack Cole; Choreographed by Jack Cole
Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein; Costume Design by Ed Wittstein; Lighting Design by John Harvey; Associate Costume Design: Patton Campbell; Scenic Assistant: Peter Harvey; Make-Up Design by Robert Philippe; Hair Design by Garrison-Ramon
Production Executive: Monty Shaff; General Manager: Monty Shaff; Company Manager: Arthur Waxman
Production Stage Manager: Peter Bronte; Stage Manager: Malcolm Marmorstein and Walter Neal; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Martin
Associate Conductor: Rene Wiegert; Music Copyist: Thomas P. Brown; Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Assistant to Mr. Cole: George Martin; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Fencing Coach: George Santelli
Edmund Kean
Roderick Cook
Broadway debut
Lord Neville
Christie
Prince of Wales
Francis
Solomon
Anna Danby
Count De Koeberg
Countess Elena De Koeberg
Major-Domo
 
Henchman
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Lady Amy Goswell
 
Dancer
Dancer
Patrick
 
Singer
Prop Boy
 
Singer
Singer
Dancer
 
Singer
Singer
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
St. Albands
 
Dancer
David
Lord Delmore
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Secretary
 
Singer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Maxwell
 
Guard
 
Singer
Singer
Stage Manager
 
Singer
 
Singer
Guard
 
Singer
Standby: Lawrence Brooks (Edmund Kean)
Understudies: Martin Ambrose (Barnaby), Nancy Foster (Anna Danby), Larry Fuller (Christie), Christopher Hewett (Prince of Wales), John Lankston (Count De Koeberg), Mary Nettum (Countess Elena De Koeberg, Lady Amy Goswell), Larry Shadur (Ben), Alfred Toigo (Lord Neville) and John Wheeler (Francis)

Broadway Theatre (Nov 02, 1961 - Jan 20, 1962)

Production Stage Manager: Walter Neal

Cast

Acrobat
Acrobat
Stage Manager
Understudy: John Lankston (Lord Neville)
Act 1
Sung By
Penny Plain, Twopence Colored
Christie
Man and Shadow
Edmund Kean
Mayfair Affair
Countess Elena De Koeberg, Amy, Dancing and Singing Ensemble
Sweet Danger
Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Queue at Drury Lane
Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
King of London
Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
To Look Upon My Love
Edmund Kean and Solomon
Let's Improvise
Edmund Kean and Anna Danby
Elena
Edmund Kean, Francis and Ensemble
Social Whirl
Countess Elena De Koeberg, Amy, Prince of Wales and Count De Koeberg
The Fog and the Grog
Barnaby, Ben, Francis, Edmund Kean and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Civilized People
Edmund Kean, Anna Danby and Countess Elena De Koeberg
Service for Service
Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Willow, Willow, Willow
Anna Danby
Fracas at Old Drury
Barnaby, Ben, Francis, Christie and Ensemble
Chime In
Christie, Barnaby, Ben, Francis and Ensemble
Swept Away
Countess Elena De Koeberg and Edmund Kean
Domesticity
Anna Danby and Edmund Kean
Clown of London
Ensemble
Apology?
Edmund Kean

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1962 Nominee
Alfred Drake
 

Best Conductor and Musical Director

1962 Nominee
Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport
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