MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 28, 1970
Closing Date
Jan 09, 1971
1st Preview
Dec 26, 1970
1st Preview
Dec 26, 1970
Previews
3
Performances
19
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Majestic Theatre
(Dec 28, 1970 - Jan 09, 1971)

Setting
The Island of Okinawa during a few months in 1946

Produced by Herman Levin; Associate Producer: Angus Equities, Ltd.
Book by John Patrick; Music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; Lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; Based on the stage play "The Teahouse of the August Moon" by John Patrick; Based on the novel by Vernon J. Sneider; Musical Direction and Choral Arrangements: Theodore Saidenberg; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Albert Mello
Choreographed by Marc Breaux; Directed by Lawrence Kasha; Associate Choreographer: Gary Menteer
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Stylist: Jack Mei Ling; Make-Up Design by Robert O'Bradovich
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Joseph M. Grossman
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Richard Hughes
Press Associate: Martin Shwartz
Child
Lady Astor
O'Malley
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Col. Wainwright Purdy III
Lotus Blossom
Daughter
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Miss Higa Jiga
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Swenson
 
Okinawan/American
Capt. Fisby
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Mr. Hokaida
Mr. Seiko
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Mancini
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Lipshitz
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Capt. McLean
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Cardone
 
Okinawan/American
Child
Old Lady
 
Okinawan/American
Ancient Man
 
Mr. Keora
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
 
Okinawan/American
Missionary
 
Logan
 
Okinawan/American
Okinawan/American
Mr. Oshira
Okinawan/American
Miller
 
Okinawan/American
Sgt. Gregovich
 
Okinawan/American
Understudies: Stephen Bolster (Capt. Fisby), J. J. Jepson (Sakini), Alvin Lum (Mr. Hokaida), Sab Shimono (Mr. Oshira), James B. Spann (Sgt. Gregovich), Sumiko (Lotus Blossom), David Thomas (Col. Wainwright Purdy III) and Jim Weston (Capt. McLean)
Act 1
Sung By
With a Snap of My Finger
Sakini, Okinawans and G.I.s
Right Hand Man
Col. Wainwright Purdy III, Sakini, Capt. Fisby and G.I.s
Find Your Own Cricket
Sakini, Mr. Oshira, Miss Higa Jiga and Villagers
One Side of the World
Sakini
Geisha
Lotus Blossom
You Say-They Say
Sakini and Villagers
This Time
Capt. Fisby
Simple Word
Lotus Blossom
Garden Guaracha
Capt. McLean
It's Good Enough for Lady Astor
Capt. Fisby, Capt. McLean, Sakini and Villagers
Act 2
Sung By
Chaya
Sakini and Villagers
Call Me Back
Capt. Fisby, Capt. McLean and Sakini
Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen
Sakini
You've Broken a Fine Woman's Heart
Col. Wainwright Purdy III
One More for the Last One
Sakini, Sgt. Gregovich, G.I.s and Villagers

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1971 Nominee
David Burns
 

Best Costume Design

1971 Nominee
Costume Design by Freddy Wittop
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